Of a Liberal Education in General

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Contents

Introduction of Analysis
215
Inconvenient result
216
Tendency to innovate
217
Inconveniences felt
218
Grace of 1827 New Plan of Examination
219
Grace of 1828 The Polloi
220
Graces of 1831 1832 Further alterations
221
Graces of 1836 1837 Alterations for the Polloi
222
Examinations are means of teaching
223
Grace of 1840 Syndicate reappointed
224
Tendency of the changes Classes abolished
225
Reason of this
226
Time extended for Examinees 228 And for Examiners
227
In Trigonometry
229
Knowledge of Principles aimed
230
Want of Standard Books
231
Resulting evils
232
The Remedies 234 A Standard Course of Study To be drawn up by a Board?
234
Natural History
235
Subjects not to be treated analytically Conic Sections
236
Mechanics Dr Woods
237
Dr Whewells Mechanics
238
Oscillations
239
Newtons Principia
240
The First Three Sections
241
Hydrostatics
242
Optics
243
Astronomy
244
Differential Calculus 246 Examinations vivá voce to be restored 247 The possibility of this 248 The character which they should have They must be ...
23
In Statics
62
Advantages of this
64
Examination for Higher Honours 254 Answers to be published 255 Reason why Cambridge should improve Exami nations
96
Of College Lectures and Professorial Lectures 110
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First of Classical Teaching 120 Teaching at School
120
College Lectures
121
Their difference from Professorial Lectures
122
Previous knowledge required
123
Difference of students capacity
124
Size of Classes
125
Professorial Lectures necessary
126
Their advantages and disadvantages
127

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