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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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High School Education: Professional Treatments of the Administrative ...

Charles Hughes Johnston - Education, Secondary - 1912 - 592 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures. On the above grounds the schools mentioned as giving secondary education at the close of the sixteenth...
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The Educational Writings of John Locke

John Locke - Education - 1912 - 288 pages
...does this better than inathema.tieg^ which therefore I / think should be taught laTTthose 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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NCEA Bulletin, Volumes 10-12

National Catholic Educational Association - 1913
...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." Very well said, and to our purpose. Mathematics as a tool of liberal education is primarily intended...
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The Primacy of Personality in Pedagogy

John William Jent - Education - 1914 - 106 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures. . . . Not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but having got the...
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Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomath's Quotation-book

Robert Édouard Moritz - Mathematics - 1914 - 436 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; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly say that...
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What is Education?

Ernest Carroll Moore - Education - 1915 - 376 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." 1 Note that the question is begged here, for it is quite evident that one learns to fence only by practice...
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The Texas Mathematics Teachers' Bulletin, Volumes 1-7

Mathematics - 1915 - 830 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 ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, and we are carried no...
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Democracy in Education: A Social Interpretation of the History of Education

Joseph Kinmont Hart - Education - 1918 - 446 pages
...nothing is 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. ... I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely and in...
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The Doctrines of the Great Educators

Robert Robertson Rusk - Education - 1918 - 294 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." All that Locke here implies, it might legitimately be argued, is that " a concept of method " 2 can...
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Democracy in Education: A Social Interpretation of the History of Education

Joseph Kinmont Hart - Education - 1918 - 440 pages
...nothing is 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. ... I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely and in...
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