“You must lose a fly to catch a trout.”
–George Herbert Mead
5″ x 7″ Watercolor & Sharpie
Another Valentine for you. I just love the expressions that dogs get on their faces. What is this one saying to you? Comment and tell me what you think.
George Herbert Mead (1863-1931), American philosopher and social theorist, is often classed with William James, Charles Sanders Peirce, and John Dewey as one of the most significant figures in classical American pragmatism. Dewey referred to Mead as “a seminal mind of the very first order” (Dewey, 1932, xl). Yet by the middle of the twentieth-century, Mead’s prestige was greatest outside of professional philosophical circles. He is considered by many to be the father of the school of Symbolic Interactionism in sociology and social psychology, although he did not use this nomenclature. more…