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Science and education in the seventeenth century

Allen G. Debus

Science and education in the seventeenth century

the Webster-Ward debate.

by Allen G. Debus

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Published by Macdonald & Co in London .
Written in English


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Contains facsimile reprints of, Webster, John b.1610. Academiarum examen. London, printed for G. Calvert, 1654- Wilkins, John. Vindiciae academiarum, by John Wilkins and Seth Ward. Oxford, T. Robinson, 1654.-Hall, Thomas. Vindiciae Literarum. London, N. Webb and W. Grantham, 1654.

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Be the first. Quakers used the hornbook and some of the other practices of traditional 17 th-century education; however, the main ideas behind their educational practices were based in their religious beliefs.

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