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" I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning which that study necessarily brings... "
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding - Page 339
by John Locke - 1805
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A History of Education: During the Middle Ages and the Transition to Modern ...

Frank Pierrepont Graves - Education, Ancient - 1910 - 328 pages
...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...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." So Locke advises a wide range of sciences, not for the sake of the realistic knowledge obtained, but...
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The Educational Writings of John Locke

John Locke - Education - 1912 - 272 pages
...closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning, which that...reasoning every single argument should be managed as a math£maiicaL_demojislrafion ; the- connexion and dependence of ideas should be followed, till the...
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Great Educators of Three Centuries: Their Work and Its Influence ..., Volume 4

Frank Pierrepont Graves - Education - 1912 - 289 pages
...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...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." He also ad- So Locke advises a wide range of sciences, not for the of sciences to sake of the realistic...
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Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomath's Quotation-book

Robert Édouard Moritz - Mathematics - 1914 - 410 pages
...closely and in train; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning which that study...should be managed as a mathematical demonstration; the connection and dependence of ideas should be followed till the mind is brought to the source on which...
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The Primacy of Personality in Pedagogy

John William Jent - Education - 1914 - 91 pages
...reasonable creatures. . . . Not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but having got the way of reasoning, which that study...other parts -of knowledge as they shall have occasion. "The business of education is not, as I think, to make them (the young) perfect in any one of the sciences,...
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A Student's History of Education

Frank Pierrepont Graves - Education - 1915 - 451 pages
...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...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." Similarly, he advises a wide range of sciences, "to accustom our minds to all sorts of ideas and the...
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A Student's History of Education

Frank Pierrepont Graves - Education - 1915 - 453 pages
...time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathejmaticians as to make them reasonable creatures, that having got the way of reasoning, which that study...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." Similarly, he advises a wide range of sciences, "to accustom our minds to. all sorts of ideas and the...
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Democracy in Education: A Social Interpretation of the History of Education

Joseph Kinmont Hart - Education - 1918 - 418 pages
...closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should go deep into mathematics, but that having got the way of reasoning which that study...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." It will be seen from these quotations that though the mind rather definitely emerges from its age-long...
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Democracy in Education: A Social Interpretation of the History of Education

Joseph Kinmont Hart - Education - 1918 - 418 pages
...closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should go deep into mathematics, but that having got the way of reasoning which that study...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." It will be seen from these quotations that though the mind rather definitely emerges from its age-long...
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History of Education

Charles Clinton Boyer - Education - 1919 - 461 pages
...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...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion." His selection of subjects is evidently based on the conviction that the efficiency which the body or...
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