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By Richard Bailey

ISBN-10: 1472504895

ISBN-13: 9781472504890

ISBN-10: 1847060870

ISBN-13: 9781847060877

A. S. Neill was once the most recognized institution instructor of the 20 th century. His tuition, Summerhill, based in 1921, attracted admiration and feedback from world wide, and have become a symbol of radical tuition reform and child-centred schooling. Neill claimed that he used to be a pragmatic guy, yet this booklet finds that Summerhill expresses a accomplished and special set of rules. even if he desired to be or now not, Neill used to be a big academic philosopher with a strong impact on present academic techniques and philosophy.

A. S. Neill is the 1st booklet to ascertain this philosophy of schooling intimately. It starts off via exhibiting how Neill's interesting existence tale offers clues to the foundation of his principles, and why they mattered quite a bit to him. It is going directly to discover the most issues of his philosophy, displaying how they relate to the paintings of different nice academic thinkers, and the way they're novel. It additionally discusses no matter if there are classes which can and will be discovered by way of different faculties from the unique, replacement 'free' university of Summerhill.

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