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CHAPTER III. INTELLECTUAL EDUCATION. ? GENERAL PRINCIPLES. 44. Is
THEKE AN INTELLECTUAL EDUCATION? It is Still the general usage to
reserve the word education to designate the formation of morals and
character. The precise object of education proper, in distinction
from instruction, is the culture of the will and the heart, as
opposed to that of the intelligence.1 There is, however, an
intellectual education, but it is something more than instruction,
though it includes it and depends in great part upon it. "The
mind," said Locke, "is the principal part of human nature, and
education ought to bear chiefly upon what is within man." It cannot
be doubted, in fact, that the intelligence and the interior
faculties are, still more than the physical faculties, the object
of education, either by reason of the dignity of thought,? " for it
is from this source that we must gain the power to rise,"?or
because, nature and instinct playing a less important part in
mental development, the intervention of the educator is here
particularly necessary. 45. Relation Of Intellectual Education To
Physical And Moral Education. ? Intellectual education is by no 1
H. Marion, Legons de psychologie, p. 49. The meaning of this term
is not so restricted by English writers, who apply it in the same
sense to body, mind, and character; though the essential idea in
each case is that of discipline or formation, rather than of
instruction or information. (P.) means an isolated thing, separated
from all the rest. On the contrary, it is but a fragment of the
general education of man, having intimate relations with physical
education, and also with moral education. When science shall have
succeeded in solving the question, still obscure, of the relations
between the physical and the moral, bet...
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