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John Dewey
Birth: Oct. 20, 1859
Burlington
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1952
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Educator. Born in Burlington, Vermont, he was a psychologist, philosopher, educator, social critic and political activist. For over 50 years he was the voice for a liberal and progressive democracy that shaped the destiny of America and the world. As one of the 20th Century's premier philosophers, he ranks with the greatest thinkers on the subjects of pedagogy, philosophy of mind, epistemology, logic, philosophy of science, social and political theory. From 1905 to 1929, he traveled the world as a philosopher, social and political theorist and educational consultant. His pragmatic approaches to ethics, aesthetics and religion, have remained influential as a Humanistic movement for world peace. He died in New York City. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  David Rich Dewey (1858 - 1942)
  Lucina Artemisia Rich Dewey (1830 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Roberta Lowitz Grant Dewey (1904 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Rich Dewey (1858 - 1942)**
  John Dewey (1859 - 1952)
  Bradley Dewey (1887 - 1974)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
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John Dewey

PHILOSOPHER
EDUCATOR
Class of ‘79

“The things in civilization we most prize are not of ourselves. They exist by grace of the doings and sufferings of the continuous human community in which we are a link. Ours is the responsibility of conserving, transmitting, rectifying and expanding the heritage of values we have received that those who come after us may receive it more solid and secure, more widely accessible and more generously shared than we have received it.”
A COMMON FAITH

(Gravestone Flat)
In Memoriam

John Dewey
October 20, 1859
June 1, 1952

Roberta L. Dewey
1904 – 1970
 
Burial:
Dewey Memorial
Burlington
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Would often sit behind Ira Allen Chapel to meditate early in the morning before classes at UVM and thought about Mr. Dewey and what words of wisdom he might offer. Rest In Peace, Sir.
- Honoris Mortuis
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016
Happy October birthday!
- boo
 Added: Oct. 20, 2015
30˘ US Postage Stamp issued in John Dewey’s honor, 21 Oct 1968.
- Earl Abbe
 Added: Jul. 12, 2015
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