Journal of
Philosophy and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Philos. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 0855-6660
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPC
  • Start Year: 2004
  • Published Articles: 53


The school and contemporary education in Nigeria: Lessons from John Dewey

Oyenuga Olukayode Felix
  • Oyenuga Olukayode Felix
  • Department of Philosophy, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago- Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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Idowu Oladele
  • Idowu Oladele
  • Department of Philosophy, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago- Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 30 November 2021
  •  Accepted: 08 June 2022
  •  Published: 31 July 2022


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