Observations upon Liberal Education, in All its Branches
Turnbull was the first member of the Scottish Enlightenment to provide a formal treatise on the theory and practice of education. He applied his ideas on the moral sense to the education of youth. Turnbull showed how a liberal education enables youth to realize a true “inward liberty” and moral strength and thus prepares them to live responsibly and happily in a free society.
Observations upon Liberal Education, in All its Branches, ed. Terrence O. Moore, Jr. (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2003).
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Table of Contents
- Editorial Note
- Observations upon Liberal Education,In all its Branches containing
- the contents
- part i: Plutarchus Plasmatias: being a recital of conversations,in which
- Observations upon Liberal Education introduction
- A LETTER, c.
- Plutarchus Plasmatias to His Friend Fundanus, Concerning Education
- part ii: Plutarchus Plasmatias: being a recital of conversations, in which
- Plutarchus Plasmatias to His Friend Fundanus, Concerning Liberal Education, c. part ii
- part iii: An Essay on Liberal Education in which
- An Essay on Liberal Education, c.
- chapter ii
- Pliny the younger to Corellia Hispulla on choosing a tutor for her son.19
- To Atrius Clemens.20
- chapter iii
- Pliny to Fuscus.50
- chapter iv
- chapter v
- conclusion: Concerning Travelling