Émile; Or, Concerning Education; Extracts
Heath's Pedagogical Library—4
OR, CONCERNING EDUCATION
JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
CONTAINING THE PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS OF PEDAGOGY FOUND IN THE FIRST THREE BOOKS; WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY
JULES STEEG, DÉPUTÉ, PARIS, FRANCE
FORMERLY OF THE COOK COUNTY (ILL.) NORMAL SCHOOL
D. C. HEATH & CO., PUBLISHERS BOSTON — NEW YORK — CHICAGO
The Object of Education.
The New-born Child.
The Earliest Education.
Maxims to Keep us True to Nature.
Avoid taking too many Precautions.
Childhood is to be Loved.
Neither Slaves nor Tyrants.
Reasoning should not begin too soon.
The Idea of Property.
Falsehood. The Force of Example.
Negative or Temporizing Education.
Concerning the Memory.
On the Study of Words.
Exercise of the Senses.
The Sense of Touch.
The Sense of Sight.
The Sense of Taste.
Result. The Pupil at the Age of Ten or Twelve.
The Age of Study.
The Incentive of Curiosity.
Things Rather than their Signs.
Imparting a Taste for Science.
Nothing to be Taken upon Authority. Learning from the Pupil's own Necessities.
Finding out the East. The Forest of Montmorency.
Judging from Appearances. The Broken Stick.
Result. The Pupil at the Age of Fifteen.
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