Studies In Pedagogy

Overview

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback
$25.44
BN.com price
(Save 19%)$31.75 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (1) from $62.99   
  • Used (1) from $62.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781146122283
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Pages: 334
  • Product dimensions: 9.69 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Read an Excerpt


Ill, TRAINING THE SENSES. The foundation of all knowledge consists in correctly representing sensible objects to our senses so that they can be comprehended with facility. John Amos Comenius. The first faculties which are formed and perfected in us are the senses. These then are the first which should be cultivated; but these are the very ones that we forget, or that we neglect the most. J. J. Rousseau. How is it possible that the faculty of cognition should be awakened into exercise otherwise than by means of objects which affect our senses? Immanuel Kant. Why should not every ear be as well trained as the ear of the musician? Why should not your eye and mine rival the eye of the marksman, the eye of the mariner, the eye of the general? Dr. Beard. TRAINING THE SENSES. Distinct and sharply defined sense impressions are the first conditions of clear imagination and exact thinking. Sully. f It is a well-established maxim that all our knowledge of material things takes its rise in the senses. ' Our ideas of color must come through the eye ; of sound, through the ear ; of tactile qualities, through the touch. Each sense brings us into relation with a particular kind of knowledge which can be obtained through no other sense.. The eye cannot give us distance, or the third dimension ; that is the province of touch. Our processes of thinking, analysis, comparison, judgment, classification, imagination, inference, reasoning, are dependent upon the data given by the senses. If these are indistinct, imperfect, or few, our thoughts will be correspondingly few and imperfect. - It the material furnished by the senses, the percepts of color, form, sound, taste, odor, etc., are accurate andabundant, our intellectual activity will be great and our th...
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)