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COURSES OF INSTRUCTION.
JOHN MCTAGGART ELLIS McTAGGART, D.Litt., F.B.A., Fellow and
Lecturer in Moral Science of Trinity College, Cambridge,
1. Elements of Philosophy.
Dr. McTAGGART. This course will deal with: 1. The general conception of phil
osophy: its methods and scope: its relation to logic, psychology, and the other sciences. Its division: theoretical and practical. 2. Theories of knowledge: Skepticism, Agnosticism, Empiricism, Rationalism, Criticism. 3. Theories of Being in general, of Nature and of Mind: Dualism, Materialism, Idealism. Mind and Body. 4. The Good and the Right. The Freedom of the Will. The Individual and Society. 5. The Problem of Good and Evil. The course will be adopted for those who are just beginning the study of philosophy, as well as for those who have already commenced
their studies. 2 units. Lectures 5 hrs, a week, discussion classes 2 hrs. a week.
M Tu W Th F, 10. 1 Philosophy Building. 2. The Philosophy of Hegel.
Dr. McTaggart. This course will be of an advanced character. Some preliminary
knowledge of Hegel's system, and especially of the Smaller
Logic, will be assumed. I unit. MW F, 9. 3 Philosophy Building.
3. Formal Logic.
Associate Professor RIEBER. This course will deal in an elementary way with the general
character of the thinking process. Special attention will be given to the interpretation of propositions and to the analy.
sis of logical arguments. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 3 Philosophy Building.
JOHN ADAMS, M.A., B.Sc., F.C.P., Professor of Education, Univer
sity of London. HENRY SUZZALLO, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, Leland
Stanford Junior University.
1. The Art of Exposition and Illustration. Professor ADAMS. Nature and scope of exposition in general and in relation to
teaching: psychological implications: analysis of mental content in the case of pupil and of teacher: art of beginning: manipulation of interest: rhythm of concentration and diffusion: correlation of fields of consciousness: the observation point: the gaping point: the use of the vacuum in teaching: order of presentation: unit of exposition: limits of correlation: art of ending: nature and scope of illustration: its place in teaching: kinds of illustration: laws of redintegration: suggestion, objective and subjective: fundamental importance of analogy: mental backgrounds: dangers and abuses
of illustration. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 16 North Hall.
2. The Bases of Discipline.
Professor ADAMS. Connotation of the word discipline in education: subjective and
objective aspects: the place and function of consciousness in discipline as control: meaning and foundations of authority: means of enforcing control: meaning and play of personality in the government of individuals and classes: types of troublesome pupils and methods of treating them: dangers of rigid discipline: obedience in relation to originality, inde
pendence, and self-respect. 1 unit. MW F, 11. 16 North Hall.
3. The Principles of Class Instruction.
Professor ADAMS. Nature of the class as such: contrast between class instruction
and individual instruction: interaction between the individual and the class: source of teacher's authority over class: discipline of class: moral training through class reactions: instruction of individual through the class and of the class through the individual: application of the psychology of the individual to the class as a class: the fallacy of “the average pupil'': teaching by types: problems connected with the brilliant pupil and the dunce as members of a class: interstitial teaching and the use of the random in class teaching: methods of class-disintegration and their use: correlation of the class unit with the various subjects taught in school. 1
unit. MW F, 9. 16 North Hall.
4. The History of Education: Modern Period.
Assistant Professor SUZZALLO. A study of the more important movements in the development
of educational theory and practice from the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation to the twentieth century, with special reference to the forces which have determined and
modified American education. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 109 California Hall,
5. The Principles of Education. Assistant Professor SUZZALLO. A study of the deeper theories underlying modern education,
with special reference to the sociological and psychological principles controlling the organization, the curriculum, and the teaching methods of the school in a democratic society.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 8. 109 California Hall.
6. Lectures on Educational Topics. Arrangements will be made for a series of lectures on subjects
of special interest to teachers. Names of lecturers, titles, and topics will be announced later.
The attention of teachers and others is called to the following
Elements of Philosophy. (See Philosophy 1.) Dr. MCTAGGART. Formal Logic. (See Philosophy 3.) Associate Professor RIEBER. Political History of the United States. (See History 1.)
Public School Music. (See Music 2, 3.)
Mrs. SWEESEY. Lectures of Greek and Roman Art. (See Greek 2.)
Assistant Professor ALLEN. The Roman Historians to Tacitus. (See Latin 2.)
The Religion and Worship of the Greeks and the Romans. (See Latin 1.)
Professor MOORE. Principles of Expression. (See English 1.) Professor SMYTH. Studies in Literary Personality. (See English 4.) Dr. KURTZ. Synthetic Projective Geometry. (See Mathematics 3.)
Assistant Professor LEHMER. The Teaching of Elementary Physics. (See Physics 6.)
Associate Professor LEWIS. Field Work in Physiography. (See Geography 1.)
Assistant Professor HOLWAY. The Teaching of Chemistry in Secondary Schools. (See Chemistry 3.)
Assistant Professor MORGAN. Biology of Plants. (See Botany 1.)
Assistant Professor OSTERHOUT. Laboratory Methods in Elementary Physiology. (See Physiology 3.)
Assistant Professor MAXWELL.
WESLEY NEWCOMB HOHFELD, A.B., LL.B., Assistant Professor of
Law, Leland Stanford Junior University. Orrin KIP MCMURRAY, Ph.B., LL.B., Professor of Jurisprudence.
1. The Law of Personal Property (including the Subject of Fixtures).
Professor MCMURRAY. The course is open to students who have no previous knowledge
of law. It may be taken alone or in connection with the Introductory Course in the Law of Real Property. The liscussions in the class room will be based upon cases contained in Vol. I of Gray's Select Cases and Other Authorities on the Law of Property. (2nd Edition.) Cambridge, Mass., 1905.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 8. 19 North Hall. 2. Introductory Course in the Law of Real Property.
Professor MCMURRAY. No previous knowledge of law is necessary in this course, but
students electing it are advised to elect also the course in the Law of Personal Property. A brief historical study of the law of real property will be followed by the consideration of some special topics, such as the rights to air and water, and the general subject of easements and other rights in the land of another. The books required in the course are: Digby's Introduction to the History of the Law of Real Property with Original Authorities. (5th Edition.) Oxford. Gray's Select Cases and Other Authorities on the Law of Property. (2nd Edition.) Vol. 1. Cambridge, Mass.,
1905. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 19 North Hall. 3. Principles of Equity (as applied in Contracts, Mortgages, and Torts.)
Assistant Professor HOHFELD. Historical development of equity; general principles relating to
equity jurisdiction, procedure, and remedies; specific performance of contracts, with special emphasis on the relations of vendors and purchasers of real estate; essentials of the law of mortgages; specific reparation and prevention of torts, including trespass, waste, nuisance, interference with ease. ments, infringements of patents and copyrights, interference with business relations. This course is designed to meet the needs of two classes of students: (1) Students or attorneys engaged in professional study; (2) General students desiring a knowledge of the fundamental principles of equity. 4
units. M Tu W Th F, 10-12. 19 North Hall.
WILLIAM MACDONALD, Ph.D., LL.D., Professor of History, Brown
University. GEORGE PARKER WINSHIP, M.A., Librarian of the John Carter Brown
Library, Brown University. Don EUGENE SMITH, B.A., Lecturer in University Extension and
Teaching Fellow in History.
1. Political History of the United States, 1789-1861.
Professor MacDONALD. A general survey of the period, with special reference to the
organization of the Federal government under the Constitution, the rise and growth of political parties, territorial