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Talks To Teachers On Psychology: Life's Ideals (Paperback)

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This collection of talks was initially delivered as a series of lectures to teachers at Harvard University in 1896.

In this book, William James, a prominent American philosopher and psychologist, addresses the relationship between psychology and education. He discusses the practical implications of psychological principles for teaching and learning. James explores various aspects of education, including the development of the individual, the role of habit, and the importance of cultivating a well-rounded character.

One of the central themes is the idea that education should go beyond the mere acquisition of knowledge and should also focus on the development of moral character and the cultivation of a sense of purpose in life. James emphasizes the role of personal ideals and values in shaping the educational process.

Overall, "Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life's Ideals" is a thought-provoking work that delves into the intersection of psychology and education, offering insights into the broader aspects of life that education should aim to address.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781835911440
ISBN-10: 1835911447
Publisher: Magic Publisher
Publication Date: December 7th, 2023
Pages: 158
Language: English