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Subject Area: Philosophy
Topic: Education

Herbert Spencer, Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects [1861]

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Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects, Introduction by Charles W. Eliot (London: Dent, 1911).


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The President of Harvard University has some positive things to say in his edition of Spencer’s writings on education. In addition to republishing 4 essays which first appeared in the 1850s, Eliot also includes other essays on progress, manners, science, laughter, and music.

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