Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects (1861, 1911)
The President of Harvard University has some positive things to say in his edition of Spencer’s writings on education. In addition to republishing 4 essays which first appeared in the 1850s, Eliot also includes other essays on progress, manners, science, laughter, and music.
Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects, Introduction by Charles W. Eliot (London: Dent, 1911).
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Table of Contents
- SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
- ORIGINAL PREFACE TO EDUCATION: INTELLECTUAL, MORAL, AND PHYSICAL
- SPENCER’S ESSAYS
- PART I—: ON EDUCATION: INTELLECTUAL, MORAL, AND PHYSICAL
- WHAT KNOWLEDGE IS OF MOST WORTH?
- INTELLECTUAL EDUCATION
- MORAL EDUCATION
- PHYSICAL EDUCATION
- PART II: ESSAYS ON KINDRED SUBJECTS
- PROGRESS: ITS LAW AND CAUSE1
- ON MANNERS AND FASHION1
- ON THE GENESIS OF SCIENCE1
- ON THE PHYSIOLOGY OF LAUGHTER1
- ON THE ORIGIN AND FUNCTION OF MUSIC1