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by John Locke
At the university press. SonDon: C. J. CLAY AND SONS, Cambridge university press warehouse, Ave maria lane. Locke has indeed written a book on intellectual education, but this is not the Thoughts it is the Conduct of the Understanding^-. R. H. O. SEDEERGH VICARAGE, YORKSHIRE, Jan. 23, 1884.
Some Thoughts Concerning Education is a 1693 treatise on the education of gentlemen written by the English philosopher John Locke. For over a century, it was the most important philosophical work on education in England.
Anyone wishing to understand the thought and philosophy of Locke, can not afford to ignore this volume in the corpus of Lockean writings.
John Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher. Locke is considered the first of the British Empiricists, but is equally important to social contract theory
John Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher. Locke is considered the first of the British Empiricists, but is equally important to social contract theory. His ideas had enormous influence on the development of epistemology and political philosophy, and he is widely regarded as one of the most influential Enlightenment thinkers and contributors to liberal theory.
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According to Locke, the goal of education is not to create a scholar, but to create a virtuous ma. This is an important point in Locke’s Some Thoughts Concerning Education because it is the basis for the entirety of this work. This lets people define who they are, or, their character.
According to Locke, the goal of education is not to create a scholar, but to create a virtuous man. He believes that learning morals is more important. If every human were to learn through recollection then truly we have no freedom as this means our character and mind are virtually predestined for us.
Locke’s Some Thoughts Concerning Education was mostly composed from a series of letters to a friend about the education of his children. Locke believed that the purpose of education was to bring children up to be virtuous, using the power of reason to overcome desire.
Page 3. Some Thoughts Concerning Education. here propos'd has had no ordinary effects upon a gentleman's son it was not design'd for.
Some Thoughts Concerning Education. Page 3. I will not say the good temper of the child did not very much contribute to it; but this I think you and the parents are satisfy'd of, that a contrary usage, according to the ordinary disciplining of children, would not have mended that temper, nor have brought him to be in love with his book, to take a pleasure in learning
John Locke's works of political and social philosophy, written in the 17th century, have strongly influenced intellectuals ever since - including the . Some Thoughts Concerning Education Great books on education. Francis William Garforth.
John Locke's works of political and social philosophy, written in the 17th century, have strongly influenced intellectuals ever since - including the founders of the United States of America. Born in 1632 in Wrington, England, Locke studied at Christ Church, Oxford, where he earned his . degrees in the late 1650's. He also studied medicine and earned a medical license. His studies led to an interest in contemporary philosophers influenced by science, such as Rene Descartes.
John Locke (1632–1704). The Harvard Classics
John Locke (1632–1704). The Harvard Classics. 141. The next good quality belonging to a gentleman, is good breeding. 143. As the before-mentioned consists in too great a concern how to behave ourselves towards others; so the other part of ill-breeding lies in the appearance of too little care of pleasing or shewing respect to those we have to do with. To avoid this these two things are requisite: first, a disposition of the mind not to offend others; and secondly, the most acceptable and agreeable way of expressing that disposition.