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Item #74330 Chrestomathia, Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the. Jeremy Bentham.
Chrestomathia, Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the...
Chrestomathia, Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the...
Chrestomathia, Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the...

Chrestomathia, Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the...

Bentham's Only Work Devoted Exclusively to Education Bentham, Jeremy [1748-1832]. Chrestomathia: Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the Design of an Institution, Proposed to be Set on Foot, Under the Name of the Chrestomathic Day School, Or Chrestomathic School, For the Extension of the New System of Instruction to the Higher Branches of Learning, for the Use of the Middling and Higher Ranks in Life. [Part I] London: Printed for Messrs. Payne and Foss, 1816. [iv], [iii]-vi, [ii], [ix]-xxi, [iii], 68, [2], 24, [69]-98 pp. Two folding tables. Complete. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Recent period style paper-cover boards with contrasting spine with raised bands and printed paper title label, endpapers renewed, untrimmed edges. Moderate toning to text, gradually diminishing dampstaining to outer part of margins to p. 68, dampstaining and light wear to edges of tables, light foxing to a few leaves at end of text. $950. * First published edition of Part I, preceded in 1815 by a privately printed edition. (Part II was published in 1817.) Bentham's only work devoted exclusively to education, "it was written in order to set out the curriculum and methods to be taught at a new secondary day school for the children of the 'middling and higher ranks in life of society.' The work grew out of the controversy on education including Bell and Lancaster in early nineteenth-century England, and was an attempt to apply the 'monitorial system' to that secondary day school" (Chou University Library). An important work, it introduced several ideas that were embodied in Bentham's Constitutional Code. Chou University Library, A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Works of Jeremy Bentham C1.

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