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The Teacher of Nations
Addresses and Essays in Commemoration of the Visit to England of the Great Czech Educationalist Jan Amos Komensky (Comenius)

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Eduard Beneš, J. L. Paton, Henry Morris, J. D. Bernal, R. Fitzgibbon Young, J. B. Conant, O. Odložilík, Oskar Kokoschka, Dorothea Waley Singer, J. G. Crowther, Ernest Barker, Anna Heyberger
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  • Date Published: May 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107511620

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  • Originally published in 1942, this book contains the text of eleven lectures originally delivered the previous year to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the visit of the great educator Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius) to Cambridge in 1641. The lectures all come from a background in education or writing, and each describes the effect that Comenius has had on their experience of education, the world, and social order. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Comenius or the history of education.

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    • Date Published: May 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107511620
    • length: 110 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 6 mm
    • weight: 0.14kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Editorial introduction
    1. The place of Comenius in history of a good European Eduard Beneš
    2. Comenius as a pioneer of education J. L. Paton
    3. Education and community Henry Morris
    4. Comenius' visit to England (1641), and the rise of scientific societies in the seventeenth century J. D. Bernal
    5. Comenius and the invisible college (1645–62) R. Fitzgibbon Young
    6. Comenius and Harvard J. B. Conant
    7. Comenius' life and work in its historical setting O. Odložilík
    8. Comenius, the English revolution, and our present plight Oskar Kokoschka
    9. Comenius and confidence in the rational mind Dorothea Waley Singer
    10. The social relations of science in the seventeenth and twentieth centuries J. G. Crowther
    11. The debt of Europe to Czechoslovakia and to Comenius Ernest Barker
    Table of dates illustrating the life of Comenius, with special reference to his plans for pansophic encyclopaedias and scientific societies, and to his interest in educational work among the Indians of New England and Virginia R. Fitzgibbon Young
    Select bibliography of the educational and scientific works of Comenius, and of publications concerning Comenius Anna Heyberger.

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    Joseph Needham

    Contributors

    Eduard Beneš, J. L. Paton, Henry Morris, J. D. Bernal, R. Fitzgibbon Young, J. B. Conant, O. Odložilík, Oskar Kokoschka, Dorothea Waley Singer, J. G. Crowther, Ernest Barker, Anna Heyberger

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