Education and the Good Life (Paperback)

By Bertrand Russell

Liveright Publishing Corporation, 9780871402127, 318pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 1970

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Description

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 and Boarding Schools; The University.