Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 20

Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 20

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...the things I am going to do without to meet the payments as they fall due that I know the actual process is going to afford me great happiness. I haven't sufficient strength of character to forego any part of it." ' Another graduate, a teacher out West, writes that while he could not conscientiously subscribe "what means a material sacrifice to my family of four and so little to Princeton, I am going to subscribe i, which will put my name on. I'am honestly sorry I can't do more in the money way. The teachers of---are themselves out with a drive for 'more.' Perhaps you can help us and thus help me to give more to our Alma Mater. You as a business man must now appreciate how little has been done for instructors in colleges and high schools. I am glad the country is waking up. Perhaps I can help in some other way." The Iqew Department of Psychology By Professors Howard C. Warren and Henry C. McComas T THE January meeting of the Trustees, on recommendation of the Faculty, the Department of Philosophy and Psychologfy was divided and a new Department 0 Psychology was instituted in the University. Many graduates of the '8o's and earlier will wonder at the change. Why not a Department of Analytic Geometry, or a Department of Latin Prose Composition? In the days of Dr. McCosh psychology was essentially a part of philosophy, like logic or ethics. This splendid educator, to whom our older graduates owe so much, taught all these branches with understanding and inspiration. But even at that time a change of method was beginning to appear. W'undt in Germany, Stanley Hall and /Villiam James in America. were organizing psychological laboratories and examining mental phenomena by experimental research. Scott's and...show more

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  • Paperback | 590 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,039g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236897994
  • 9781236897992