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The Correspondence of John Dewey

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978-1-57085-659-4


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The Correspondence of John Dewey, 1871-1952 (I-IV) is a comprehensive electronic edition of letters to, from, and about John Dewey. Larry Hickman, Director of the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, is the electronic editor.

Vol. I: 1871-1918

- Letters of Dewey's family and the family of his first wife, Alice Chipman

- Dewey's graduate school years and his years at the University of Michigan and the University of Minnesota

- His marriage and family life

- His decade at the University of Chicago and the founding of the "Dewey School"

- His move to Columbia University

- His role as a founder of the American Association of University Professors and his political activities during World War One

Vol. II: 1919-1939

- Correspondence pertaining to Dewey's lectures in Japan and China

- His visits to Turkey, Mexico, and the Soviet Union

- The death of his wife Alice

- His first retirement from Columbia University

- His activism during the Great Depression

- His role as chair of the Trotsky inquiry

- His second retirement from Columbia University

Vol. III: 1940-1953

- Correspondence pertaining to his defense of academic freedom during World War Two and the Cold War

- His defense of Bertrand Russell

- His second marriage to Roberta Lowitz Grant

- His ninetieth birthday celebration

- His death in 1952 and the correspondence that followed

Vol. IV: 1953-2007

- Correspondence pertaining to the disposition of Dewey's literary estate

- The role of Dewey's second wife, Roberta, and her death in 1970

- The John Dewey Foundation and the role of Foundation President Sidney Hook and others in the disposition of Dewey's papers and effects

- The events that led to the publication of the 37 volumes of the Collected Works

- Competition for the Dewey Papers and their acquisition by Southern Illinois University

- An interview with Collected Works editor Dr. Jo Ann Boydston

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