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Education and the Good Life

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ISBN-10: 0871402122

ISBN-13: 9780871402127

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bertrand Russell

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There must be in the world many parents who, like the present author, have young children whom they are anxious to educate as well as possible, but reluctant to expose to the evils of most existing educational institutions. Thus from love for our own children we are driven, step by step, into the wider sphere of politics and philosophy. Contents: Postulates of Modern Educational Theory; Aims of Education; Education of Character; Fear; Play and Fancy; Constructiveness; Selfishness and Property; Truthfulness; Punishment; Importance of Other Children; Affection and Sympathy; Sex Education; Nursery School; Intellectual Education; School Curriculum Before Fourteen; Last School Years; Day Schools…    
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List price: $21.95
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 3/17/1970
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872-1970) was a British philosopher, logician, essayist and social critic. He was best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. Together with G.E. Moore, Russell is generally recognized as one of the main founders of modern analytic philosophy. Together with Kurt G�del, he is regularly credited with being one of the most important logicians of the twentieth century. Over the course of a long career, Russell also made contributions to a broad range of subjects, including the history of ideas, ethics, political and educational theory, and religious studies. General readers have benefited from his many popular writings on a wide…