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Pragmatism and development

the prospect for pluralist transformation in the Third World

by Murray J. Leaf

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Published by Bergin & Garvey in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal government -- India,
    • Democracy -- India,
    • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- India,
    • Irrigation projects -- India,
    • Economic development -- Social aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-222) and index.

      StatementMurray J. Leaf.
      LC ClassificationsJQ220.S8 L43 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 229 p. :
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL350193M
      ISBN 100897895738
      LC Control Number98009534

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      This article explores a perspective of Human Resource Development grounded in Pragmatist philosophy and emerging theories of Practice. Pragmatism focuses on the practical outcomes of what we think and do. Thus, a core focus of Pragmatism is on practice. Pragmatism is an educational philosophy that says that education should be about life and growth. That is, teachers should be teaching students things that are practical for life and encourage.

        CONTRIBUTIONS OF PRAGMATISM TO EDUCATION Contributes to the development of a system which vocation centred. Another important principal given by pragmatism is the principle of integration. Project method helps to realise the value of today's life. saves child from the burden of Educative which is too much centred on books. was well known at this time and his book Pragmatism: A New Name for So me Old Ways of Thinking, publ ished in , led to 20 ye ars of inte rnational d iscussio n and debate.

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