The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education - Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke (Hardback)
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The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education - Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke (Hardback)

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Hardback 348 Pages / Published: 22/06/1989
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One of the major works of John Locke (1632-1704), this detailed and comprehensive guide is mainly concerned with moral education. While concentrating on its role in creating a responsible adult and on the importance of virtue as a transmitter of culture, it also ranges over such practical topics as the effectiveness of physical punishment, how best to teach foreign languages, table manners, and varieties of crying. This critical edition is based on the third (1695) edition, and includes variants from the first five editions, from the Harvard University Library and the British Library drafts, and from Locke's correspondence to Edward Clarke and his wife.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198245827
Number of pages: 348
Weight: 587 g
Dimensions: 224 x 145 x 26 mm


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