The Culture Demanded By Modern Life; A Series Of Addresses And Arguments On The Claims Of Scientific Education by Edward Livingston YoumansThe Culture Demanded By Modern Life; A Series Of Addresses And Arguments On The Claims Of Scientific Education by Edward Livingston Youmans

The Culture Demanded By Modern Life; A Series Of Addresses And Arguments On The Claims Of…

byEdward Livingston Youmans

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE CULTURE DEMANDED BY MODERN LIFE; A SERIES OF ADDRESSES AND ARGUMENTS ON THE CLAIMS OF SCIENTIFIC EDUCATION. EY PROFESSORS TYNDALL, HENFREY, HUXLEY, PAGET, WHEWELL, FARADAY, LIEBIG, DRAPER, DE MORGAN; DRS. BARNARD, HODGSON, CARPENTER, HOOKER, ACLAND, FORBES, HERBERT SPENCER, SIR JOHN HERSCHEL, SIR CHARLES LYELL, DR. SEGUIN, MR. MILL, ETC. WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON MENTAl DISCIPLINE IN EDUCATION BY E. L. YOUMANS. "Scientific Education, apart from professional objects, is but a preparation for judging rightly of man, and of his requirements and interests." John Stuart Mill NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1, 8, Jlxd 5 BOND STREET. 1 889. PREFACE. The system of Popular Education in this country has become an established fact, and the extensive provisions for it in all the States show how generally and thoroughly it is appreciated. But the movement which led to it proceeded from the feeling of a want to he supplied, rather than from any clear perception of the character of the thing wanted. While the struggle was to get it accepted, any thing passing under the name of Education--any thing learned from books at stated times and in set places--was sufficient. But the first step being taken and the System secured, the question inevitably arises as to its character, defects, and the means of its improvement; and this is now the supreme consideration. Deepei than all questions of Reconstruction, Suffrage, aJid Finance, is the question, What kind of culture shall ihe growing mind of the nation have? The recent and extensive organization of Normal Schools for the more thorough and systematic preparation of Teachers, is proof of a general desire to improve the methods and raise the standard of popular instruction ; and there are many oth...

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Title:The Culture Demanded By Modern Life; A Series Of Addresses And Arguments On The Claims Of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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