John Dewey – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

John Dewey died at age 92, astounding. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding philosopher John Dewey's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer who specialized in nature, art, and ethics. He pioneered pragmatism and functional psychology.

He attended the University of Vermont and Johns Hopkins University.

He published several books on philosophy, including
Experience and Nature from 1925.

How did John Dewey die?

John Dewey's death was caused by pneumonia.

John Dewey died of pneumonia in his home in New York City on June 1, 1952.

Information about the death of John Dewey
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death92 years
BirthdayOctober 20, 1859
Death dateJune 1, 1952
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A


"The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative."

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"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."

John DeweyJohn Dewey Philosopher

"Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis."

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"Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties."

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"To me faith means not worrying."

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