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" Character is that body of active tendencies and interests in the individual which make him open, ready, warm to certain aims, and callous, cold, blind to others, and which accordingly habitually tend to make him acutely aware of and favorable to certain... "
The Technique of Teaching - Page 19
by Sheldon Emmor Davis - 1922 - 346 pages
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Ethics

John Dewey, James Hayden Tufts - Ethics - 1908 - 618 pages
...recognition of the fundamental role of character in the moral life ; and also of why it is important. Character is that body .. of active tendencies and interests in the individual which W make him open, ready, warm to certain aims, and callous, cold, blind to others, and which accordingly...
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John Dewey and American Democracy

Robert B. Westbrook - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 570 pages
...(1915), in which responsibility for German authoritarianism was laid at Kant's doorstep (see Chapter 7). make him open, ready, warm to certain aims, and callous,...and which accordingly habitually tend to make him aware of and favorable to certain sorts of consequences, and ignorant of or hostile to other consequences"...
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The New Scholarship on Dewey, Issues 3-4; Issues 1994-1995

James W. Garrison, Jim Garrison - Education - 1995 - 236 pages
...structure in the Ethics (1908), where Dewey focused his attention on the disposition of the agent: "that body of active tendencies and interests in the...certain aims, and callous, cold, blind to others" (MW 5: 234). The agent's set of dispositions, or character, represents the agent's overall attitude...
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Learning from Change: Landmarks in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education ...

Deborah DeZure - Education - 2000 - 460 pages
...thinking." Character. In educational terms, how you learn is who you are, and vice versa. For Dewey, character is "that body of active tendencies and interests...callous, cold, blind to others, and which accordingly tend to make him acutely aware of and favorable to certain sorts of consequences, and ignorant of or...
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Handbook of Child Psychology, Child Psychology in Practice

William Damon, Richard M. Lerner, K. Ann Renninger, Irving E. Sigel - Psychology - 2007 - 1104 pages
...to define character more precisely. It is a "body of active tendencies and interests" that makes one "open, ready, warm to certain aims and callous, cold, blind to others" (Dewey & Tufts, 1910, p. 256). It is made up of a set of dispositions and habits that "patterns our...
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