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Modern culture : its true aims and requirements a series of addresses and arguments on the claims of scientific education

Youmans, Edward Livingston, 1821-1887.

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London : Macmillan, 1867 (London : Clay, Taylor.)

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viii, 423 pages ; 20 cm


Addresses reprinted from various sources


On the importance of the study of physics, by J. Tyndall.--On the importance of the study of chemistry as a means of education, by C. G. B. Daubeny.--On the educational claims of botanical science, by A. Henfrey.--On the method of studying zoology, by T. H. Huxley.--On the importance of the study of physiology, by J. Paget.--On the influence of the history of science upon intellectual education, by W. Whewell.--Observations on the education of the judgment, by [M.] Faraday.--On the importance of the study of economic science, by W. B. Hodgson.--On political education, by H. Spencer.--On college-education and self-education, by D. Masson.--Observations on the scientific study of human nature, By E. L. Youmans.--Appendix [Extracts]



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