For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

"Syllabus: Social Institutions and the Study of Morals"

by Dewey, John (1923)

Key Passage

(1) “the intrinsic reward of the occupation itself in contrast with mechanical and external expenditure of energy,” (2) the “separation of control, management, administration, from subordination,” and (3) “different degrees of recognition, esteem, honor, prestige, attaching to different types of occupation” (p.253)


Control, Division Of Labour, Social Institution, Morals, Dewey, Recognition, Esteem


Dewey Citations, Dewey


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