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The aims of education and other essays

Author: Alfred North Whitehead
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Series: A Free Press paperback
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Most of the chapters herein included have been delivered as lectures before various educational bodies. Their main theme is that education should be a guide to self-development rather than an attempt to assimilate dead or inert ideas. Besides these essays on the aims, rhythm, substance, and extent of education, there are three papers on scientific subjects.-TE496.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred North Whitehead
OCLC Number: 191051284
Notes: Originally published: New York : Free Press, 1967, ©1957. 1st Free Press paperback ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Aims of education --
Rhythm of education --
Rhythmic claims of freedom and discipline --
Technical education and its relation to science and literature --
Place of classics in education --
Mathematical curriculum --
Universities and their function --
Organisation of thought --
Anatomy of some scientific ideas --
Space, time, and relativity.
Series Title: A Free Press paperback
Responsibility: Alfred North Whitehead.

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Presents the texts of a series of lectures delivered between 1912 and 1928 on the purposes and practice of education.  Read more...

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