The campaign against examination for entry to the Civil Service and Military: The Sacrifice of Education to examination, with five recommendations, and extensive list of signatories; The protest against over-examination. A 14 part collection of articles

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London: Henry S. King, 1888. Published in The Nineteenth Century journal, a publication started in 1877 by James Knowles. Many of the early contributors to The Nineteenth Century were members of the Metaphysical Society. The journal was intended to publish debate by leading intellectuals. Its interests were in science, morality, public affairs and standards, philosophy, religion, etc. In 1901, the title was changed to The Nineteenth Century and After. Note; these are original articles separated from larger volumes, not reprints or copies. The Metaphysical Society existed between 1868 and 1880, and was the creation of James Knowles, the publisher of the Nineteenth Century journal. Many of the early contributors to The Nineteenth Century were members of the Metaphysical Society. The journal was intended to publish debate by leading intellectuals. In 1901, the title was changed to The Nineteenth Century and After. Its interests were the belief in science, immortality of the soul, morality, miracles, Christianity, etc. Explaining the demise of the Metaphysical Society, Tennyson remarked it was because after ten years of strenuous effort no one had succeeded in even defining metaphysics, whilst according to Dean Stanley, 'We all meant the same thing if we only knew it'. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 102 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Nineteenth Century Magazine; Featured; Special Interest; New Arrivals; Collections. Inventory No: 304847. This item is potentially heavy when packed and may require more postage than the rates shown. If extra postage is required we will contact you before processing your order and you will be given the details and option to decline the extra cost. First Edition. Very Good Condition.


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