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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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Report of the Annual Conference

Association of Catholic Colleges of the United States - 1899
...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." — A Treatise on the Conduct of the Human Understanding. Boston, 1839, p. 25. In our own day this...
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An Outline of the History of Educational Theories in England

Thiselton Mark - Education - 1899 - 164 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 "—another indication that Locke's idea of education had become far less utilitarian by the time of...
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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 18

Education - 1918 - 986 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught to all who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures. ... In all sorts of reasoning, every simple argument should be managed as a mathematical demonstration."...
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Studies in the History of Educational Opinion from the Renaissance

Simon Somerville Laurie - Education - 1905 - 280 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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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 16

Education - 1916 - 1006 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught to all who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures," and in another place, "I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning...
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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 18

Education - 1918 - 922 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught to all who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures. ... In all sorts of reasoning, every simple argument should be managed as a mathematical demonstration."...
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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 16

Education - 1916 - 916 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught to all who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable crea^ tures," and in another place, "I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a...
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A Text-book in the History of Education

Paul Monroe - Education - 1905 - 814 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 ereatures ; for though we call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly...
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A History of Education During the Middle Ages and the Transition to Modern Times

Frank Pierrepont Graves - Education - 1910 - 358 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 . . ., that having got the way of reasoning, which that study necessarily brings the mind to, they...
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Great Educators of Three Centuries: Their Work and Its Influence ..., Volume 4

Frank Pierrepont Graves - Education - 1912 - 314 pages
...mathematics mat hematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those vises a range who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures . . ., that having got the way of reasoning, which that study necessarily brings the mind to, they...
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