Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects

Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects

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Although philosophers have been pontificating on education and pedagogy since ancient times, Victorian thinker Herbert Spencer's ideas about education proved to be instrumental in helping to shape modern thinking about teaching and learning. The four essays collected in this volume were particularly influential in helping to define the liberal arts curricula that would take hold in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A must-read for educators, homeschooling proponents, or anyone interested in learning processes.The advent of these new callings has favoured the spread of Spencera#39;s educational ideas. ... All three are germane to the educational essays, because they deal with the general law of human progress, with the genesis of that science whichanbsp;...

Title:Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects
Author:Herbert Spencer
Publisher:Sheba Blake Publishing - 2015-08-19


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