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Letters, Lectures and Address of Charles Edward Garman; A Memorial Volume, Prepared with the Cooperation of the Class of 1884, Amherst College (Paperback) Loot Price: R486 Discovery Miles 4 860
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Letters, Lectures and Address of Charles Edward Garman; A Memorial Volume, Prepared with the Cooperation of the Class of 1884, Amherst College (Paperback)

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: III In selecting and arranging the following papers of Part I, it has not seemed wise to attempt to make out of them what they were not intended by Professor Garman to be: a completely organized scheme of thought. They were written not as discussions for experts nor as essays for the public, but as a presentation of certain fundamental positions for undergraduates. Further, they were not intended as the complete presentation, even for the undergraduates; they were supplemented by the class room. There was indeed a change both in subject-matter and in method during the later years. The shift in emphasis of subject-matter from metaphysics and theory of knowledge to social and ethical problems has been referred to. The shift in method is indicated in the following reply to a request from a former student: "With regard to the pamphlets, I have not sent them, as I am hoping next year to do considerable in rewriting, and printing new ones. When my study was five hours a week, and the divisions were so much smaller, my aim was to teach rather than to lecture, to help the students think for themselves, so the pamphlets were mere sketches to be filled in in the class room. But when the courses are three hours only, and the divisions very large, you are simply compelled to adopt lecture methods if you get over any ground, and that means rewriting the pamphlet so as to fit the changed method." The limits of the volume as well as the nature of the pamphlets have seemed to prescribe a selection of typical material from various parts of the course rather than a widely inclusive presentation. And it hasseemed fairer on the whole that the selection should be largely from what was used in the later years, both because its problems are probably now of greater interest, and because of the f...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Charles Edward Garman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 164
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-49919-4
Barcode: 9780217499194
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-49919-8

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