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John Dewey
JOHN DEWEY (/ˈduːi/ ; October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher , psychologist , and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey is one of the primary figures associated with the philosophy of pragmatism and is considered one of the fathers of functional psychology . A _ Review of General Psychology _ survey, published in 2002, ranked Dewey as the 93rd most cited psychologist of the 20th century. A well-known public intellectual , he was also a major voice of progressive education and liberalism . Although Dewey is known best for his publications about education, he also wrote about many other topics, including epistemology , metaphysics , aesthetics , art , logic , social theory , and ethics . He was a major educational reformer for the 20th century
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John Frederick Dewey
JOHN FREDERICK DEWEY FRS (born 22 May 1937) is a British structural geologist and a strong proponent of the theory of plate tectonics , building upon the early work undertaken in the 1960s and 1970s. He is widely regarded as an authority on the development and evolution of mountain ranges . Dewey was educated at Bancroft\'s School and Queen Mary and Imperial College at the University of London
University of London
where he was awarded a BSc and PhD in geology
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John J. Dewey
JOHN JAY "J.J." DEWEY (September 9, 1822 – April 1, 1891) was an American physician and Minnesota territorial legislator. Dewey was born in Butternuts, New York
Butternuts, New York
. He was educated at Hamilton Academy and Albany Medical College in New York state. In 1847, he moved West to the newly settled areas Wisconsin and the young settlement of Saint Paul, in what later became the Territory and State of Minnesota. He practiced medicine there and opened the first drug store in Saint Paul settlement. In 1849, Dewey served in the Minnesota Territorial Legislature, House of Representatives representing Saint Paul. Without outbreak of the Civil War , Dewey helped organize the Minnesota 9th Infantry Regiment and was appointed its Surgeon. After short service, he resigned on health grounds. He also retired from his medical practice in 1881, 15 years prior to his death. He died at age 69 of pneumonia in Saint Paul and is buried there
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Burlington, Vermont
BURLINGTON is the most populous city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Vermont
Vermont
and the seat of Chittenden County . It is located 45 miles (72 km) south of the Canada– United States
United States
border and 94 miles (151 km) south of Canada's second most populous city, Montreal
Montreal
. The municipal population was 42,452 according to a 2015 U.S. census estimate. It is the least populous city in the United States
United States
to be the most populous city in a state . A regional college town , Burlington is home to the University of Vermont
Vermont
(UVM) and Champlain College
Champlain College
, a small private college. Vermont's largest hospital, the UVM Medical Center , is located within the municipal limits. In 2015, Burlington became the first city in the U.S. to run completely on renewable energy
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America _ Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos _ * " E pluribus unum " (
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New York City
Bronx , Kings (Brooklyn) , New York
York
(Manhattan) , Queens
Queens
, Richmond (Staten Island) ------------------------- HISTORIC COLONIES New Netherland
New Netherland
Province of New York
Province of New York
SETTLED 1624 CONSOLIDATED 1898 NAMED FOR James, Duke of York
York
GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor–Council • BODY New York City Council
New York City Council
• MAYOR Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio
(D ) AREA • TOTAL 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2) • LAND 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2) • WATER 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2) • METRO 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2) ELEVATION 33 ft (10 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • TOTAL 8,175,133 • ESTIMATE (2016) 8,537,673 • RANK 1st, U.S
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New York (state)
NEW YORK is a state in the northeastern United States
United States
. New York
New York
was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States
United States
. With an estimated 19.8 million residents in 2015, it is the fourth most populous state in the United States. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called NEW YORK STATE. The state's largest city, New York City
New York City
, makes up over 40% of the state's population. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area
New York metropolitan area
, and nearly 40% lives on Long Island
Long Island
. The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York
Duke of York
, future King James II of England
James II of England

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University Of Vermont
THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT (UVM), officially THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE, is a public research university and, since 1862, the sole land-grant university in the U.S. state of Vermont
Vermont
. Founded in 1791, UVM is among the oldest universities in the United States
United States
and is the fifth institution of higher education established in the New England
New England
region of the U.S. northeast. It is also listed as one of the original eight Public Ivy institutions in the United States. The university is incorporated in the city of Burlington –Vermont's most populous municipality. The campus' Dudley H. Davis Center was the first student center in the country to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification
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Johns Hopkins University
Urban Maryland: * Baltimore (Main) * Laurel * Columbia * Montgomery County Washington, D.C. Bologna , Italy Nanjing , China Singapore STUDENT NEWSPAPER _ The Johns Hopkins News-Letter _ COLORS Hopkins Blue, White, and Black ATHLETICS NCAA Division III Centennial Conference NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference NICKNAME Blue Jays AFFILIATIONS AAU URA NAICU COFHE ORAU SPORTS 24 varsity teams MASCOT Blue Jay WEBSITE www.jhu.eduJOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (commonly referred to as JOHNS HOPKINS, JHU, or simply HOPKINS) is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland . Founded in 1876, the university was named for its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist , and philanthropist Johns Hopkins
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20th-century Philosophy
20TH-CENTURY PHILOSOPHY saw the development of a number of new philosophical schools— including logical positivism , analytic philosophy , phenomenology , existentialism , and poststructuralism . In terms of the eras of philosophy, it is usually labelled as _contemporary philosophy _ (succeeding modern philosophy , which runs roughly from the time of Descartes until the twentieth-century). As with other academic disciplines, philosophy increasingly became professionalized in the twentieth century, and a split emerged between philosophers who considered themselves part of either the "analytic" or "continental" traditions. However, there have been disputes regarding both the terminology and the reasons behind the divide, as well as philosophers who see themselves as bridging the divide. In addition, philosophy in the twentieth century became increasingly technical and harder for lay people to read
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Pragmatism
PRAGMATISM is a philosophical tradition that began in the United States around 1870. Its origins are often attributed to the philosophers William James , John Dewey , and Charles Sanders Peirce . Peirce later described it in his pragmatic maxim : "Consider the practical effects of the objects of your conception. Then, your conception of those effects is the whole of your conception of the object." Pragmatism considers thought an instrument or tool for prediction, problem solving and action, and rejects the idea that the function of thought is to describe, represent, or mirror reality. Pragmatists contend that most philosophical topics—such as the nature of knowledge, language, concepts, meaning, belief, and science—are all best viewed in terms of their practical uses and successes. The philosophy of pragmatism "emphasizes the practical application of ideas by acting on them to actually test them in human experiences"
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University Of Michigan
The UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (U-M, UM, UMICH, or U OF M), frequently referred to simply as "MICHIGAN," is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan , United States. Founded in 1817 in Detroit as the _Catholepistemiad_, or University of Michigania, 20 years before the Michigan Territory became a state, the University of Michigan is the state's oldest university. In 1821, the university was officially renamed the University of Michigan. It moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 onto 40 acres (16 ha) of what is now known as Central Campus. Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 million gross square feet (780 acres; 3.2 km2) spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus, two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn , and a Center in Detroit
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University Of Chicago
Urban 217 acres (87.8 ha) (Main Campus) 42 acres (17.0 ha) (Warren Woods Ecological Field Station, Warren Woods State Park ) 30 acres (12.1 ha) ( Yerkes Observatory ) COLORS Maroon and White ATHLETICS NCAA Division III – UAA NICKNAME Maroons AFFILIATIONS AAU NAICU URA MASCOT Phoenix WEBSITE www.uchicago.eduTHE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (U OF C, CHICAGO, or UCHICAGO) is a private research university in Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois
Illinois
established in 1890. It holds top-ten positions in numerous national and international rankings. The university is composed of the College
College
, various graduate programs, and interdisciplinary committees organized into five academic research divisions and seven professional schools
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University Of Chicago Laboratory Schools
The UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LABORATORY SCHOOLS (also known as LAB or LAB SCHOOL and abbreviated UCLS; the upper classes are nicknamed U-HIGH) is a private, co-educational day school in