The anti-Emile : reflections on the theory and practice of education against the principles of Rousseau (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The anti-Emile : reflections on the theory and practice of education against the principles of Rousseau

Author: Giacinto Sigismondo Gerdil; William A Frank
Publisher: South Bend, Ind. : St. Augustine's Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Early works
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giacinto Sigismondo Gerdil; William A Frank
ISBN: 9781587310362 1587310368
OCLC Number: 697267453
Description: xlii, 174 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rousseau's seductive rhetoric --
Emile is an unreal abstraction --
Whether contrariety is part of man's original nature --
Whether the self is ordered to other selves from the beginning --
Whether self-interest is a sufficient foundation for moral social relationships --
Love of honor and the attraction to an idea of perfection are natural inclinations --
The attraction to moral virtue is a natural inclination --
Whether society corrupts man's natural goodness --
Whether society invents the fear of death and makes men cowards --
Whether laws and society reduce man to a servile state of dependency --
On the natural love of order and origins of society --
Man's reason, the natural analogue to animal instinct, requires education --
Whether children are capable of understanding moral categories --
On the importance of the fear of God in the moral education of children --
On the authority of fathers and the obedience of children --
On reasoning with children --
Rousseau's dialogue misrepresents how to reason morally with a child --
On a child's capacity for handling ideas --
On teaching fables --
On the study of languages, and especially latin --
On the study of history --
On the study of geography --
On the study of geometry --
Francis Bacon's observations on studying and reading --
The intellectual temperament of Rousseau's student --
On the native climate of the ideal student --
On the ideal student's physical constitution --
On the social status of Rousseau's student --
Insufficiency of philosophy for forming a national ethos.
Other Titles: Reflexions sur la théorie & la pratique de l'éducation.
Responsibility: H.S. Gerdil ; Translation, introductory essay, and notes by William A. Frank.

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