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CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

C. F. CLAY, MANAGER

London: FETTER LANE, E.C.
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by

E. T. CAMPAGNAC

Professor of Education in the University of Liverpool
formerly one of His Majesty's Inspectors of Schools

Cambridge:
at the University Press

1916

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Cambridge:

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THE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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PREFACE

HE study of Education is the study of the

THE

ideals of men and of the methods which they have pursued in making towards their ideals. The methods bear many different names, and in their nature differ one from another; the ideals, by whatever titles known, draw their several companies of adherents into a kindred, faintly acknowledged, or happily owned, or by vehement protest of denial made patent to the world. Akin they are, but not identical: for, even if it is to one and the same city that, from many quarters and by many converging paths, the travellers are brought together at last, they give to it, each one of them and each group of them, something of the quality both of their starting-place and of the way along which they journeyed. Their destination is as individual as themselves, for indeed it was to find themselves that they set forth; and yet it is not

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