Chapter 6. Re-Reading Dewey through the Lens of Complexity Science, or: On the Creative Logic of Education

  1. Mark Mason Associate Professor Director President
  1. Inna Semetsky

Published Online: 12 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307351.ch6

Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education

Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education

How to Cite

Semetsky, I. (2008) Re-Reading Dewey through the Lens of Complexity Science, or: On the Creative Logic of Education, in Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education (ed M. Mason), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307351.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Author Information

  1. University of Newcastle, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180429

Online ISBN: 9781444307351

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Keywords:

  • John Dewey's philosophy - source of inspiration for educational theorists;
  • mathematics of interdependent constitutive complexes;
  • Re-reading Dewey through the Lens of Complexity Science;
  • Deweyan reorganisation of experience ‘always mutual - both organism and environment undergo transformations’;
  • core of autopoietic systems - that function on aforementioned basis of self cause producing their own identity

Summary

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