Dewey n John. 1859--1952, U.S. pragmatist philosopher and educator: an exponent of progressivism in education, he formulated an instrumentalist theory of learning through experience. His works include The School and Society (1899), Democracy and Education (1916), and Logic: the Theory of Inquiry (1938)
Dewey Decimal System
n a frequently used system of library book classification and arrangement with ten main subject classes, (Also called)
decimal classification (Abbrev.)
(C19: named after Melvil Dewey (1851--1931), US educator who invented the system)
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