Just so it is in the mind ; would you have a man reason well, you must use him to it betimes, exercise his mind in observing the connection of ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should... Easy Introduction to Mathematics - Page xxviby Charles Butler - 1814Full view - About this book
| John Locke - 1823 - 398 pages
...mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunityT] **not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures;** for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please; yet we may truly say,... | |
| James Gordon Carter - 1824 - 230 pages
...ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematicks ; which, therefore, I **think should be taught all those, who have time and...mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures."!** " For," he says again, " the business of education in respect of knowledge, is not to perfect a learner... | |
| John Locke - 1824 - 518 pages
...does this better than mathematics; which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the **time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures** ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly say,... | |
| David George Goyder - 1825 - 178 pages
...train. Nothing ' does this better than Mathematics, which, therefore, I ' think, should be taught to **all those who have time and ' opportunity, not so...Mathematicians ' as to make them reasonable creatures."** LocTte, To speak of teaching infants arithmetic may appear to savour of novelty, particularly when... | |
| Dugald Stewart - 1827 - 414 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be " taught all those who have the **time and opportunity, not so much to make them " mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures."** — (Conduct of the Understanding.) Lord Bacon is much more precise on this head. " If a man's wit... | |
| Stephen Laidler, James William Massie - 1827 - 440 pages
...mathematics: which therefore I think all those who have the time and opportunity should be taught; **not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures:** for though we call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please; yet we may truly say, nature... | |
| John Locke - 1828 - 602 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the **time and opportunity; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures** ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly say... | |
| John Locke - 1828 - 432 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the **time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures** ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly say,... | |
| John Locke - 1828 - 422 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the **time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures;** for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly say,... | |
| Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 524 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the **time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures."** — Conduct of the Undemtanding. Lord Bacon is much more precise on this head. " If a man's wit be... | |
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