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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.

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TO THE PROFESSIONAL STUDENT.

vi-vii

A LIST OF AUTHORS AND WORKS QUOTED...

viii-x

PREFACE.

xi-xvi

TABLE OF CONTENTS..

xvii-xxx

INTRODUCTION-By Dr. Charles W. Bennett......... xxxi-xxxvii

PART THIRD.

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..

98

60. Nature of Faculty-defined..

98

61. Character of Faculty-defined.

98

62. Psychology-defined..

98

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"

(6) Illustrated...

From Rousseau 107

71. Knowledge, Learning, Erudition--defined.. From Crabb 108

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