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League for Independent Political Action. He has been called an instrumentalist an experimentalist an empiricist a functionalist and a naturalist. In 1899 Dewey was elected president of the American Psychological Association.
John Dewey (/ˈduːi/; October 20 1859 – June 1 1952) 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 philosophy of pragmatism and one of the founders of functional psychology. 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.