The Improvement of the Mind
This work, a follow up to his enormously successful 1724 book, Logic (also available from Cosimo) was first published in 1741. In this replica 1837 edition, discover. . Directions for the attainment of useful knowledge . The different modes of learning compared: observation, reading, instruction, conversation, and study . Notes on learning a foreign language . Dealing with disputes in a logical way . Enlarging the capacity of the mind and improving the memory . Overcoming prejudices . And much more.
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Isaac Watts (1674-1748) was an English Christian musician, theologian and logician. He was a prolific hymn writer, recognized as the "Father of English Hymnody". He wrote some 750 hymns, including ... Read full review
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