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The moral influence of literature ; Classical education in the past and at present

Henry Nettleship

The moral influence of literature ; Classical education in the past and at present

two popular addresses

by Henry Nettleship

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and morals.,
  • Classical education.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1890 ed. published by Percival, London.

    Statementby H. Nettleship.
    ContributionsNettleship, Henry, 1839-1893.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN49 .N5 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544423M
    ISBN 100849219094
    LC Control Number77011937
    OCLC/WorldCa3240681

    Somewhere along the line, the world has come to think that literature is insignificant. To me, however, literature serves as a gateway to learning of the past and expanding my knowledge and understanding of the world. Here are just a few reasons why literature is important. THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDREN’S LITERATURE – THE GOOD BOOKS [This Preface and the following Introduction will be part of a book of the same or similar title, including Study Guides for each of the Good Books included on our list.] PREFACE The list of books followed in this collection and the suggested ages for their reading, is taken.

    How does culture influence literature and how does literature influence culture? Animal Farm Lord of the Flies The Russian Revolution consisted of a number of individuals with distinct personalities in an event that changed history. Animal Farm imitated the events of the Russian.   I asked several of our staff members to recommend one book on classical education that they would suggest reading this year. Get your resolutions out and get ready to start writing, because here are their answers: Andrew Kern (President) recommends The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Philosophy of Christian Classical Education.

    The themes of myths and legends are the same as those that are present in all great literature, just a few of which are man versus man, man versus nature, man versus the gods, man on a quest. The old humanist education taught all that it knew about the civilization of ancient Greece and Rome, and taught little else. In the nineteenth century, this aristocratic and humanist ideal was gradually replaced by the democratic utilitarianism of compulsory state education, on the one hand, and by the ideal of scientific specialization, on the other.


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The moral influence of literature ; Classical education in the past and at present by Henry Nettleship Download PDF EPUB FB2

In all other respects, the moral influence of classical learning, is certainly excellent; and this excellence appears most conspicuous on comparing it with the miscellaneous reading so common among students of the present day. The severe intellectual discipline of former times, has, I fear, become too nearly obsolete.

The moral influence of literature: classical education in the past and at present, By Author: Henry Nettleship. literature and culture awareness through works.

Finally doubts can be eradicated through the awareness through literature about our moral values and our actual social conduct.

In my view literature and literary works are playing very crucial role in shaping and cultivating our beliefs, cultural, aesthetic and moral senses.

To the present day radical questioning of the role of literature in moral education remains a dominant tradition in the western philosophical thinking on moral values.

It still affects numerous assessments and decisions for the place of literature in education in national curricula and cultural debate. The classical purpose for teaching literature is the same as the classical purpose for teaching anything: to cultivate wisdom and virtue so that the student is better able to know and enjoy God.

Classical literature exposes the student to models of virtue. It also places demands on his intellect, thus developing his intellectual virtues.

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