John Dewey vs William James

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Philosopher
Philosopher, Psychologist
$77 Million
Net worth 2018
Psychologists
Industry
Psychologists
Burlington, Vermont, United States
Residence
New York City, New York
United States
Country
United States
20/10/1859
BirthDay
11/01/1842
June 1, 1952
Died On
August 26, 1910
1.76 m
Height
University of Vermont (1879), Johns Hopkins University, University of Chicago
Education
Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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1952

On June 1, 1952, John Dewey died of pneumonia in his New York City apartment

1946

On December 11, 1946, Dewey married Estella Roberta Lowitz Grant, a widow and a long time friend, whom he had first met while working at Oily City, Pennsylvania

1934

'Art and Experience', published in 1934 is another of his major works

1922

Published in 1922, it tries to establish that understanding different types of habit is the key to social psychology

1916

Published in 1916, it tries to synthesize and expand the educational philosophies of two major philosophers, Plato and Jean-Jacques Rousseau

1885

Although they started talking about marriage by March 1885, they waited for another year and got married after Harriet’s graduation in 1886

1884

In 1884, John Dewey met Harriet Alice Chipman, a former teacher and a student of philosophy at the University of Michigan

2014

As per an empirical study by Haggbloom, (on the basis of six criteria such as citations, recognition etc), William James has been ranked as 14th on the list of most eminent psychologists of the 20th century

1920

His Collected Essays and Reviews and The Letters of William James were also framed into two volumes by his son Henry (1920)He also founded the American Society for Psychical Research

1907

Pragmatism (1907) and A Pluralistic Universe (1909) were his last publication during his lifetime

1899

Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life’s Ideals (1899)

1897

The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy: the first book on philosophy which is a dedication to Charles Sanders Peirce (1897)

1890

The Principles of Psychology (1890), a book that took ten long years to complete but touched some great personalities like Bertrand Russell and John DeweyThe Varieties of Religious Experience (1920) are his lectures based on religious experiences and focused on the underlying basis of religious experiences and the various energies that impact the thought process of religionists

1882

During most part of 1882-1883 James was in Europe visiting laboratories and meeting psychologists to delve deeper in psychological studies and its procedures

1872

In 1872, he started with teaching physiology and continued to move to anatomy and philosophy

1869

After perpetual breaks, he finally got his medical degree in 1869 but he did not practice

1863

It was only in 1863 that he finally joined the Harvard’s Medical School, before which he studied chemistry and physiology at the Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard University

1861

His voluntary participation in the American Civil War in 1861 and scientific expedition to Brazil all had to be given up due to health problems

1860

William James’ early interests in drawing took him to study under an American portraitist, William Morris Hunt (1860) though his love for art did not last long due to his lack of contentment and indecisiveness

1842

William James was born on January 11, 1842 in Aston House, New York to Henry James, Sr