Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects
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.
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PART II ESSAYS ON KINDRED SUBJECTS
Its Law and Cause
On Manners and Fashion
On the Genesis of Science
On the Physiology of Laughter
On the Origin and Function of Music
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