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Some observations on American education.

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Some observations on American education.

by Robert Maynard Hutchins

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Published by Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


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Pagination112p.,20cm
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL18829348M

RUSSIAN OBSERVATIONS UPON THE AMERICAN PRAYER BOOK. THE following "Observations" represent a report drawn up by order of the committee appointed by the Holy Synod on Old Catholic and Anglican questions. The report was drawn up by some of its members and submitted for consideration at one of the meetings of the committee. “When a child is given a little leeway, he will at once shout, ’I want to do it!’ But in our schools, which have an environment adapted to children’s needs, they say, ‘Help me to do it alone.’”— The Secret of Childhood. “The child who concentrates is immensely happy.” — The Absorbent Mind.

In fact, even the American Civil Liberties Union concedes that a proper education is virtually impossible without understanding the role religion has played in shaping history and society. There is pencil notations throughout the book with scattered soil spotting. The end papers have heavy notations and several of the end papers have portions missing. The back hinge is cracked. The cover has some soiling, cloth wrinkling and heavy edge wear. The spine has end wear with some end tears.

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Book Description This book is based on the Sir George Watson lectures given at British Universities in the autumn ofin which the prominent American education philosopher and administrator Robert Maynard Hutchins examines the state of education in his own country.5/5(1).

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