John Stuart Mill on education

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Published by Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, NY .

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StatementJohn Stuart Mill ; edited with an introduction and notes by Francis W. Garforth
SeriesClassics in education -- 43
ContributionsGarforth, F. W. 1917-
LC ClassificationsLB"675"M517"1971
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 236 p
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL21164603M
LC Control Number75-155230

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John Stuart Mill viewed children in a more favorable light than is generally believed. Mill wished to protect children from society's bad influences long enough for their individual personalities and talents to develop. Complexities that arise in applying a liberal theory to the education of the immature are discussed.

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