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Some thoughts concerning education

Author: John Locke; John W Yolton; Jean S Yolton
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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This book, one of John Locke's major works, is primarily about moral education - its role in creating a responsible adult and the importance of virtue as a transmitter of culture. However, Locke's detailed and comprehensive guide also ranges over such practical topics as the effectiveness of physical punishment, how best to teach foreign languages, table manners, and varieties of crying. This critical edition is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: John Locke; John Locke; John Locke
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Locke; John W Yolton; Jean S Yolton
ISBN: 0198245823 9780198245827 9780198250166 0198250169
OCLC Number: 18463814
Description: 336 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The epistle dedicatory; some thoughts concerning education. Appendices: formal variants; letters of transmittal to Edward Clarke; Mr Locke's extempore advice.
Responsibility: by John Locke ; edited with introduction, notes, and critical apparatus by John W. and Jean S. Yolton.
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A scholarly edition of The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education by John W. Yolton and Jean S. Yolton. The edition presents an authoritative text, together  Read more...

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