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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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Dewey College is a key member of Dewey Educational Group, located in Mississauga.
Lasting Protection," and teaming up with a top-selling product in North America held precedence for Dewey.
With almost metronomic precision, the Dewey train clacked West," Time magazine reported.
John Dewey formulated his ideas for education within the social context of the early 1900s.
En la primera explicare el contexto que rodeo la difusion de las obras de John Dewey en Mexico y, mas en concreto, los hechos que desembocaron en la edicion de una de sus obras mas importantes, Experience and Nature (1925), publicacion que, como se sabe, conto con traduccion e introduccion de Jose Gaos.
By September they had Dewey so far ahead they predicted it would be impossible for Truman to recover.
Although many former Dewey managers are safe from prosecution due to a $71.
Rogers' introduction does effectively contextualize The Public and Its Problems in the historical milieu of 1920s post-World War I America, explaining the terms of the lively historical debate between Dewey and Lippmann.
Then: Dewey & LeBoeuf filed for bankruptcy on May 28, 2012, but the saga didn't end there for the firm's former executives.
Michael Panzer was recently appointed the 10th editor-in-chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.
In the first stage of the project, I have been reading both Dewey and some of his traditionalist critics in order to elucidate some of the differences between what Dewey wrote and what those critics say that he wrote.
WORCESTER - While most residents probably fretted about losing a tree or their basements flooding as Hurricane Sandy's reach extended to Central Massachusetts, Dottie Vaillancourt was only thinking about Dewey, her 5-year-old Chinese crested dog.
NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - The crippled law firm Dewey & Leboeuf LLP filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday night and will seek approval to liquidate its business after failing to find a merger partner, marking the biggest collapse of a law firm in U.