Prado, C. G., "Educating the Self: Dewey and Foucault," pp. 174-193 in Paul Fairfield, ed., John Dewey and Continental Philosophy. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.


C. G. Prado


Presents a clear analysis of the similarities and differences between Dewey's and Foucault's philosophical positions: argues that Dewey goes farther down the road that both traveled.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Teaching/Learning Process, Self-Knowledge, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Conceptions of Teaching, Character Education, Curriculum and Politics, Social Efficiency/Control, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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