Forming the Intellect and the Passions: Rousseau’s “Emile”
This conference looked at the nature and design of a “liberal” education, focusing primarily on education in adolescence as detailed in Rousseau’s Emile, a book widely regarded as the most influential modern philosophical work on education.
Dewey, John. Essays on Education and Politics 1915. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1985.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Emile: or On Education. Translated by Allan Bloom. New York: Basic Books, 1979.