International Education Series
WILLIAM T. HARRIS, A. M., LL. D.
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SERIES.
12mo, cloth, uniform binding.
The International Education Series was projected for the purpose of bringing together in orderly arrangement the best writings, new and old, upon educational subjects, and presenting a complete course of reading and training for teachers generally. It is edited by W. T. Harris, LL. D., United States Commissioner of Education, who has contributed for the different volumes in the way of introductions, analysis, and commentary. The volumes are tastefully and substantially bound in uniform style.
VOLUMES NOW READY.
Vol. I.—THE PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION. By Johann K. F. Rosenkranz, Doctor of Theology and Professor of Philosophy, University of Königsberg. Translated by Anna C. Brackett. Second edition, revised, with Commentary and complete Analysis. $1.50.
Vol. II.—A HISTORY OF EDUCATION. By F. V. N. Painter, A. M., Professor of Modern Languages and Literature, Roanoke College, Va. $1.50.
Vol. III.—THE RISE AND EARLY CONSTITUTION OF UNIVERSITIES. With a Survey of Mediæval Education. By S. S. Laurie, LL. D., Professor of the Institutes and History of Education, University of Edinburgh. $1.50.
Vol. IV.—THE VENTILATION AND WARMING OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS. By Gilbert B. Morrison, Teacher of Physics and Chemistry, Kansas City High School. $1.00.
Vol. V.—THE EDUCATION OF MAN. By Friedrich Froebel. Translated and annotated by W. N. Hailmann, A. M., Superintendent of Public Schools, La Porte, Ind. $1.50.
Vol. VI.—ELEMENTARY PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION. By Joseph Baldwin, A. M., LL. D., author of "The Art of School Management." $1.50.
Vol. VII.—THE SENSES AND THE WILL. (Part I of "The Mind of the Child.") By W. Preyer, Professor of Physiology in Jena. Translated by H. W. Brown, Teacher in the State Normal School at Worcester, Mass. $1.50.
Vol. VIII.—MEMORY: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT. By David Kay, F. R. G. S., author of "Education and Educators," etc. $1.50.
Vol. IX.—THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTELLECT. (Part II of "The Mind of the Child.") By W. Preyer, Professor of Physiology in Jena. Translated by H. W. Brown. $1.50.
Vol. X.—HOW TO STUDY GEOGRAPHY. A Practical Exposition of Methods and Devices in Teaching Geography which apply the Principles and Plans of Ritter and Guyot. By Francis W. Parker, Principal of the Cook County (Illinois) Normal School. $1.50.
Vol. XI.—EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES: Its History from the Earliest Settlements. By Richard G. Boone, A. M., Professor of Pedagogy, Indiana University. $1.50.
Vol. XII.—EUROPEAN SCHOOLS: or, What I Saw in the Schools of Germany, France, Austria, and Switzerland. By L. R. Klemm, Ph. D., Principal of the Cincinnati Technical School. Fully illustrated.$2.00.
Vol. XIII.—PRACTICAL HINTS FOR THE TEACHERS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS. By George Howland, Superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools. $1.00.
Vol. XIV.—PESTALOZZI: His Life and Work. By Roger de Guimps. Authorized Translation from the second French edition, by J. Russell, B. A. With an Introduction by Rev. R. H. Quick, M. A. $1.50.
Vol. XV.—SCHOOL SUPERVISION. By J. L. Pickard, LL. D. $1.00.
Vol. XVI.—HIGHER EDUCATION OF WOMEN IN EUROPE. By Helene Lange, Berlin. Translated and accompanied by comparative statistics by L. R. Klemm. $1.00.
Vol. XVII.—ESSAYS ON EDUCATIONAL REFORMERS. By Robert Herbert Quick, M. A., Trinity College, Cambridge. Only authorized edition of the work as rewritten in 1890. $1.50.
Vol. XVIII.—A TEXT-BOOK IN PSYCHOLOGY. By Johann Friedrich Herbart. Translated by Margaret K. Smith. $1.00.
Vol. XIX.—PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO THE ART OF TEACHING. By Joseph Baldwin, A. M., LL. D. $1.50.
Vol. XX.—ROUSSEAU'S ÉMILE: or, Treatise on Education. Translated and annotated by W. H. Payne, Ph. D., LL. D., Chancellor of the University of Nashville. $1.50.
Vol. XXI.—THE MORAL INSTRUCTION OF CHILDREN. By Felix Adler. $1.50.
Vol. XXII.—ENGLISH EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS. By Isaac Sharpless, LL. D., President of Haverford College. $1.00.
Vol. XXIII.—EDUCATION FROM A NATIONAL STANDPOINT. By Alfred Fouillée. $1.50.
Vol. XXIV.—MENTAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE CHILD. By W. Preyer, Professor of Physiology in Jena. Translated by H. W. Brown. $1.00.
Vol. XXV.—HOW TO STUDY AND TEACH HISTORY. By B. A. Hinsdale, Ph. D., LL. D., University of Michigan. $1.50.
Vol. XXVI.—SYMBOLIC EDUCATION: A Commentary on Froebel's "Mother Play." By Susan E. Blow. $1.50.
Vol. XXVII.—SYSTEMATIC SCIENCE TEACHING. By Edward Gardnier Howe. $1.50.
Vol. XXVIII.—THE EDUCATION OF THE GREEK PEOPLE. By Thomas Davidson. $1.50.
Vol. XXIX.—THE EVOLUTION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM. By G. H. Martin, A. M. $1.50.
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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SERIES
THE MIND OF THE CHILD
T H E D E V E L O P M E N T
O F T H E I N T E L L E C T
THE MENTAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE HUMAN BEING
IN THE FIRST YEARS OF LIFE
PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGY IN JENA
TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL GERMAN
By H. W. BROWN
TEACHER IN THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL AT WORCESTER, MASS.
D. A P P L E T O N A N D C O M P A N Y
BY D. APPLETON AND COMPANY.
This second volume contains the further investigations of Professor Preyer on the mind of the child. The former volume contained the first and second portions, devoted respectively to the development of the senses and of the will. The present volume contains the third part, treating of the development of the intellect; and three appendixes are added containing supplementary matter.
Professor Preyer considers that the development of the power of using