On Education by Bertrand RussellOn Education by Bertrand Russell

On Education

byBertrand RussellEditorBertrand Russell

Paperback | August 24, 2009

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Bertrand Russell is considered to be one of the most significant educational innovators of his time. In this influential and controversial work, Russell calls for an education that would liberate the child from unthinking obedience to parental and religious authority. He argues that if the basis of all education is knowledge wielded by love then society can be transformed. One of Bertrand Russell's most definitive works, the remarkable ideas and arguments inOn Educationare just as insightful and applicable today as they were on first publication in 1926.

Bertrand Russell(1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.
Title:On EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 7.75 × 5.05 × 0.45 inPublished:August 24, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415487404

ISBN - 13:9780415487405

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: Educational Ideals1. Postulates of Modern Educational Theory 2. The Aims of EducationPart 2: Education of Character3. The First Year 4. Fear. 5. Play and Fancy 6. Constructiveness 7. Selfishness and Property 8. Truthfulness 9. Punishment 10. Importance of Other Children 11. Affection and Sympathy 11. Sex Education 13. The Nursery SchoolPart 3: Intellectual Education14. General Principles 15. The School Curriculum Before Fourteen 16. Last School Years 17. Day Schools and Boarding Schools 18. The University 19. Conclusion Index