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John Dewey (1859-1952), educator and philosopher: Books

This guide is a collection of resources that Ruth Baker compiled on behalf of members of the Faculty Learning Community on Critical Thinking (FLCoCT) -a year-long seminar on Dewey's How We Think (1910) at Community College of Philadelphia, 2010-11

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  • Dewey, John
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Reference Works

Articles from reference works can be accessed online through:

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Navigate to the CCP Library home page, at; then click on Indexes and Databases and click on  Credo Reference, then type "John Dewey" (for example) into the search box; you can also enter a search of your own


If you are off-campus, you can access the databases by logging into MyCCP:

  1. On the MyCCP Home Tab, find the box labeled "Important Links"
  2. Click on the Library link
  3. Then click the Databases button
  4. If you are prompted for a password, refresh the page (you can press Ctrl-R to do this)
  5. Click on the link to the database you wish to search and you are ready to begin!

Click on Credo Reference, then type "John Dewey" into the search box

Please don't hesitate to contact a reference librarian if you need research assistance.

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