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directed may be compared to the opening of a continent upon the eye of an approaching mariner. At first he descries some minute point, just emerging in the distance,—the lofty summit of some mountain. As he approaches, other elevated points seem to rise out of nothing, and stand upon the horizon ; then they are perceived to be connected together; then hills, cities, towns, plains, rivers, which the eye cannot count for their numbers, nor embrace for their distance, fill up the admiring vision. So it is in approaching any of the intellectual or moral systems which Nature has established.”—Ibid., pp. 84, 85.
J. H. H. STATE NORMAL AND TRAINING SCHOOL,
CORTLAND, N. Y., Jan. 1, 1879.
ANALYTICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS.
TO THE PROFESSIONAL STUDENT.
A LIST OF AUTHORS AND WORKS QUOTED..
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
INTRODUCTION-By Dr. Charles W. Bennett. ...
IV. ON AUTHORITIES.
ON METHOD IN GENERAL.
I. ON THE THEORY OF METHODS OF TEACHING.
58. Introduction-Need of Better Methods. ....From Maine 96
59. Theory of Methods of Teaching-based upon Psychology
and nature of subject matter..
60. Nature of Faculty-defined..
61. Character of Faculty-defined.
63. Psychology-province of..
.From Stewart 98
64. Objects and Limitations of Present Investigation....... 101
65. Knowing-forms of knowledge.... .From Ueberweg 102
66. Form and Matter..
.From Thompson 103
67. Form and Matter.
From Jevons 105
68. Form and Matter..
From McCosh 105
69. Form and Matter..
.From Newman 107
70. Form of Matter-(a) Illustrated...From “The Nation”
From Rousseau 107
71. Knowledge, Learning, Erudition-defined..From Crabb 108