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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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The Dublin University Calendar, Volume 1

Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) - 1919 - 564 pages
...methods during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. 2. ' Mathematics . . . should be taught . . . not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures.' Discuss this diction with reference to (/<) mathematics, (A) humanistic subjects. 3. State and criticize...
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The Limitations of the Educational Theory of John Locke, Especially for the ...

sister Mary Louise Cuff - 1920 - 170 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 that, having got...
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The Limitations of the Educational Theory of John Locke, Especially for the ...

sister Mary Louise Cuff - 1920 - 156 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."244 "I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely,...
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The Formulation of Standards of Curriculum-making in Secondary Education

Ernest Albert Weinke - 1925 - 452 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 call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly say nature...
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Adult Education

Joseph Kinmont Hart - Adult education - 1927 - 368 pages
...following them in train. . . . Therefore, I think mathematics should be taught to 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 go deep into mathematics, but that having got...
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Catholic Educational Review, Volume 19

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Catholic schools - 1921
...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 that, having got...
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Catholic Educational Review, Volume 20

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Catholic schools - 1922
...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."244 "I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely,...
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La conducta del entendimiento y otros ensayos půstumos

John Locke - Empiricism - 1992 - 424 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 bom to it, if we please; yet we may truly say,...
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Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - Mathematics - 1998 - 506 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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Fundamental Constructs in Mathematics Education

John Mason, Sue Johnston-Wilder - Education - 2004 - 356 pages
...possessions. I... 1 ... 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 . . . (Locke, 1693; quoted in Monroe, 1909, pp. 518-19) Locke seemed not to notice that as with any...
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