The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany

The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany

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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. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...room for an article containing ideas so little recommended by noveltv. We are gratified by his information that our Journal has been instrumental in bringing peace to a troubled mind.--Mrs London's Philanthropic Economy has been received. Edinburgh, Is/ September 1835. THE PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL. No. XLVI. ARTICLE I. THOUGHTS ON PHYSICAL EDUCATION: being a Discourse deli, vered to a Convention of Teachers in Lexington, Kentucky, on the 6th and 7th November 1833, by Charles Caldwell, M. D. Boston (U. S.): Marsh, Capen, and Lyon. 1834. This most valuable little volume should be in the possession, and in the thoughts and practice, not only of every teacher of youth, but of every parent who desires health of mind and body to bless his children. Dr Caldwell, we have often said, is one of the best informed and most practical phrenologists of the age, but he did not address his discourse to phrenologists; for to them he would have offered little that had not been already published by himself and other phrenological writers. Addressed as it was to an unphrenotogical audience, to whom it was new, it contains the most concise and practical view of physical education, on phrenological principles, which could be presented; recommended by that spirit and vivacity, that logical clearness and eloquence, which characterize Dr Caldwell's writings. As a system of the principles of practical education, the book is complete. A brief description of it is all that seems to us to be necessary in this Journal. Dr Caldwell sets out with a powerful appeal in favour of ' an improved education" as the only means of " the advancement of the people in intelligence and virtue? and urges its " necessity" even for the safety of the American people. In explaining what he...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236670442
  • 9781236670441