Alpha, 1944 (Classic Reprint)

Alpha, 1944 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Alpha, 1944 As you go forth to begin your work as teachers you will find that facts were never more important than they are today; you will find, too, that students must be informed and trained to think. But these things are just means to ends. The test Of a liberal education is to be found in the attitude of mind developed in the learner rather than in the mere accumulation of facts and the mastery of techniques. The question is not, how much information has the person, nor how skillful is he? The question is is the person socially minded; what use does he make of his social privileges; how does he meet his social obligations and civic responsiblilties? If we fail to cultivate a liberal and couraeous spirit, tolerance and open - mindedness, a genuine desire to improve humanity, Our failure is complete. There is no real virtue in mere stores of knowledge, mere erudition. Booksand libraries are. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243127073
  • 9780243127078