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Education and the Higher Life (Paperback) Loot Price: R305
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Education and the Higher Life (Paperback): J.L. Spalding

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J.L. Spalding

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Excerpt: ... the rainbow, and leaves us the dead chemical elements. The information we have gained is practical, but it does not exalt the soul or render us more keenly alive to the divine beauty which rests on Nature's face. It does not enable us, as does the knowledge of literature and history, to participate in the conscious life of the race. It makes no appeal to our nobler human instincts. There is no book on natural science, nor can there ever be one, which may take a place among the few immortal works which men never cease to read and love. Physical science has its own domain, and its study will continue to enrich the Pg 109 world, to make specialists of a hundred kinds; but it never can take the place of literature and history as a means of culture; and as an educational force its value is greatest when it is studied not experimentally, but as literature,


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2012
First published: August 2012
Authors: J.L. Spalding
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-75887-1
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Education
Books > Social sciences > Education > General
LSN: 1-153-75887-3
Barcode: 9781153758871

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