Herbart and Froebel: an Attempt at Synthesis ...

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Columbia University, 1907 - 116 pages

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Page 37 - Im Herzen kündet es laut sich an: Zu was Besserm sind wir geboren! Und was die innere Stimme spricht, Das täuscht die hoffende Seele nicht.
Page 20 - Unity. This Unity is God. All things have come from the Divine Unity, from God, and have their origin in the Divine Unity, in God alone. God is the sole source of all things. In all things there lives and reigns the Divine Unity, God.
Page 106 - But for those who mean to make science their serious occupation; or who intend to follow the profession of medicine; or who have to enter early upon the business of life; for all these, in my opinion, classical education is a mistake; and it is for this reason that I am glad to see "mere literary education and instruction...
Page 50 - But the order and connection of ideas is the same as the order and connection of causes (Prop.
Page 107 - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it. 25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?
Page 21 - Will is first and original; knowledge is merely added to it as an instrument belonging to the phenomenon of will. Therefore every man is what he is through his will, and his character is original, for willing is the basis of his nature.
Page 76 - The soul has no innate natural talents nor faculties whatever, either for the purpose of receiving or for the purpose of producing. It is, therefore, no tabula rasa in the sense that impressions foreign to itself may be made upon it; moreover, in the sense indicated by Leibniz, it is not a substance which includes in itself original activity.
Page 71 - The continuous flow of the mental stream is sacrificed, and in its place an atomism, a brickbat plan of construction, is preached, for the existence of which no good introspective grounds can be brought forward, and out of which presently grow all sorts of paradoxes and contradictions, the heritage of woe of students of the mind. These words are meant to impeach the entire Englisi. psychology derived from Locke and Hume, and the entire German psychology derived from Herbart, so far as they both treat...
Page 76 - Leibnitz, it is not a substance which includes in itself original activity. It has originally neither concepts, nor feelings, nor desires. It knows nothing of itself, and nothing of other things ; also in it* lie no forms of perception and thought, no laws of willing and action, and not even a remote predisposition to any of these.
Page 106 - To leave man to Nature, or even to wish to lead him to, and train him up in, Nature is mere folly. For what is the nature of man ? To the Stoics and Epicureans, it was alike the convenient peg on which they hung their systems. Human nature, which appears to be suited for the most diverse conditions, is of so general a character that its special determination and...

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