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" Just so it is in the mind ; would you have a man reason well, you must use him to it betimes, exercise his mind in observing the connection of ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should... "
Easy Introduction to Mathematics - Page xxvi
by Charles Butler - 1814
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 3

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1823 - 398 pages
...mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunityT] not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please; yet we may truly say,...
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Letters to the Hon. William Prescott, LL.D., on the Free Schools of New ...

James Gordon Carter - Public schools - 1824 - 230 pages
...ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematicks ; which, therefore, I think should be taught all those, who have time and...mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures."! " For," he says again, " the business of education in respect of knowledge, is not to perfect a learner...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. analysis ...

John Locke - 1824 - 518 pages
...does this better than mathematics; which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly say,...
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A manual of the system of instruction pursued at the infant school, Meadow ...

David George Goyder - Education, Elementary - 1825 - 178 pages
...train. Nothing ' does this better than Mathematics, which, therefore, I ' think, should be taught to all those who have time and ' opportunity, not so...Mathematicians ' as to make them reasonable creatures." LocTte, To speak of teaching infants arithmetic may appear to savour of novelty, particularly when...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1827 - 414 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be " taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them " mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures." — (Conduct of the Understanding.) Lord Bacon is much more precise on this head. " If a man's wit...
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Religion in India: a voice directed to Christian churches for Millions in ...

Stephen Laidler, J. W. MASSIE - Missions - 1827 - 440 pages
...mathematics: which therefore I think all those who have the time and opportunity should be taught; not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures: for though we call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please; yet we may truly say, nature...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With the Author's Last Additions ...

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1828 - 602 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly say...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: To which are Now First ..., Volume 3

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1828
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly say,...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now first ..., Volume 3

John Locke - 1828 - 422 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly say,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures." — Conduct of the Undemtanding. Lord Bacon is much more precise on this head. " If a man's wit be...
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