Carl Thurber Dewey is a farmer: dairy farmer, cattle rancher, agronomist, agriculturist, and a skilled hunter/trapper. He is 81 years old and is afflicted by Macular Degeneration. This photo essay... More > has been a labor of love. Carl is an educated man who has chosen to live a l life that is in tune with nature . He is loved and respected in his community in rural Massachusetts. His friends and family respect his intelligence, his humor, his awareness of the world at large, his intimate relationship with the land on which he lives and his respect for the flow of life. When I first encountered Carl, I saw him as an "American Icon." I have since learned that it is his humanity and acceptance of life that are so striking. It has been my privilege to know him.< Less
John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey was an important early developer of the... More > philosophy of pragmatism and one of the founders of functional psychology. He was a major representative of progressive education and liberalism.
Although Dewey is known best for his publications concerning education, he also wrote about many other topics, including experience, nature, art, logic, inquiry, democracy, and ethics.< Less