- Author: John Dewey
- Publisher: Critical Quest
- ISBN: 9789383657254
"The idea that 'the end justifies the means' is in as bad repute in moral theory as its adoption is a commonplace of political practice…
Evaluative judgments, judgments of better and worse about the means to be employed, material and procedural, are required….
In fine, fact-finding procedures are necessary for (1) determination of problems and for (2) provision of data that indicate and test hypotheses; while formulation of conceptual structures and frames of reference is necessary to guide observation in discriminating and ordering data...”