Dewey


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Synonyms for Dewey

United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)

a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War

United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)

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29) Dewey, Logic (1938), The Later Works, 12: 230-231.
However, too many of the running jokes are lame through excessive use, whether it be Dewey naively hoovering up every drug which crosses his path, or his embittered father's catchphrase.
John C Reilly (so good singing Mr Cellophane in the film musical Chicago) is perfect as Dewey Cox, a singer whose story begins in the Deep South, brought up on a farm by tough Pa (the scrawny Raymond J Barry) and warm-hearted, comfortably-proportioned Ma (Margo Martindale).
Dewey is rescued from the pits of hell by his love of the blues and his trusty guitar, and the youngster plots his escape from Springberry with girlfriend Edith (Wiig) by his side.
Dewey & LeBoeuf will be headquartered in New York City, and will be led by Chairman Steven H.
It should be noted that terms such as critical inquiry and issues-centered education did not generally enter into the world of education or even the public's lexicon until the latter stages of the 20th century--quite some time after the publication of most of the writings of both Dewey and Hullfish.
Having distinguished himself as a bold leader during his Civil War service, Dewey would now distinguish himself as a well prepared commander.
Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library" is a wonderful story about a kitten who was found in the library in Spencer, Iowa, who became Dewey Readmore Books.
John Dewey, "What Humanism Means to Me," Thinker 2 (1930)
taught members of its Dewey the Dinosaur's Kid's Savings Club about saving money while helping out the Will County Humane Society by collecting items on its wish list.
HE may look like an average ginger moggy but Dewey is the cat who not only got the cream, he reached the top of the bestseller list.
24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dewey Electronics Corporation (DEWY), a leading designer and manufacturer or compact diesel power generators, hybrid power systems, and vehicle auxiliary power units for military markets worldwide, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded GSA Schedule 56 contract (GS-07F-214BA) and are now certified to supply Industrial Services and Supplies to the Federal Government.
Rawls, Dewey, and Constructivism: On the Epistemology of Justice.
Dewey is barely known now but in the autumn of 1948 he looked a nailed-on certainty to be the next president of the United States.