The Chicago Law Times Volume 2-3

The Chicago Law Times Volume 2-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...to do in this place. We shall content ourselves, therefore, with saying, the book is well written, and we recommend it to those of our readers who are opposed to the protective tarlif system. Tm: VIRTUI-IS AND rnsm Reasons; A Srsrmr or Enncs son Socxmr AND SCHOOLS. BY Ausrm Bn-zrusowsa. Gso. Snsawoon & Co. Cmoaco; J UNE, 1888.--Moral education in our schools is one 01 the most important subjects that interest the public of to-day. How best to bring about a proper training in this respect, is a problem which interests as well as perplexes our most prominent educators. Statistics fail to show that education diminishes crime to the eictent that might naturally be expected. In seeking for a reason for this state of affairs, much of the blame has been attached to our schools, thereby reflecting discredit upon our public school system. Instead, however, of our schools and instructors being to blame, the fault lies rather with the existihg diversity of opinion on religious matters; resulting in controversy in regard to the use of the bible in the schools. Prof. Bierbower's new book, "The Virtues and their Reasons," is a text book on the subject of morals, and supplies the demand which has long existed in the minds of all thoughtful teachers. It is written in a clear, concise manner, and while eminently suitable for advanced schools and colleges, may yet with the aid of an intelligent teacher, be made clear to the youngest scholar. Absolutely free from dogmatism, it presents the virtues and their reasons in a manner that can be comprehended, and shows hov they can be practiced alike by all. That happiness follows virtue and that misery comes in the wake of sin and crime, is made clear and emphasized in every page ot this...show more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 549g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882393
  • 9781236882394