Review of Reviews,  8 (1893), 541–42.

What is Education? A Lecture by Walter Wren

Walter Wren


Address, Discourse


Education, Schools, Natural Theology, Botany, Amusement, Anti-Scientism

    Insists that the 'study of natural science should come before all others. The works of God are better worth studying than the thoughts of men', and suggests that subjects like botany 'should be taught every year during the summer months; all children love flowers and pictures and what they call pretty things'. Warns, however, that 'in most public schools natural sciences are boycotted or neglected'. (542)

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