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My John Dewey Problem

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February 2, 2022: 7:00 pm

Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event.

What are the ways that John Dewey, America’s greatest democratic philosopher, still speaks to us—or fails to speak to us—at a moment of great peril for our democratic society and political institutions? UVM professor Bob Pepperman Taylor explores the relevance of Dewey’s political and educational ideas in the 21st century.

This event is hosted by the Norwich Public Library and the Norwich Historical Society.

About Bob Pepperman Taylor

Bob Pepperman Taylor is the Elliott A. Brown Green and Gold Professor of Law, Politics, and Political Behavior in the Department of Political Science at the University of Vermont, where he has taught since 1986. His most recent book is Lessons from Walden: Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy.

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February 2, 2022
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Norwich Public Library
368 Main St
Norwich, VT 05055 United States
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Lucinda Walker
(802) 649-1184