Theory Talk #-100: John Dewey (1859–1952) on the Horror of Making His Poetry Public

  • Christian Bueger
  • Peer Schouten


TT: Dear Professor Dewey. Thank you so much for your willingness to participate in this Talk. Theory Talks is an open-access journal, which contributes to International Relations debates by publishing interviews with cutting-edge theorists. It is not often that Theory Talks is able to overcome space-time limitations and conduct a Talk with a departed theorist.


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    John Dewey. (1929) ‘From Absolutism to Experimentism’, in The Later Works of John Dewey, 1925–1953, ed. Jo Ann Boydston (1989), vol. 5, p. 155.Google Scholar
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