Gulliver's Visit to Walden III; A Report on Values in Education

TitleGulliver's Visit to Walden III; A Report on Values in Education
Year for Search1976
AuthorsTrow, William Clark(1894-1982)
Date Published1976
PublisherKappa Delta Pi Press
Place PublishedWest Lafayette, IN
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Detailed eutopia stressing education. A descendant of Lemuel Gulliver visits Walden III, which is described as “a laboratory, not only to introduce intuitive innovations, but to test hypotheses about the nature of a (not the) good society and how it might be built” (x). The book proposes a model of education based on what the author calls “The Seven Worlds” that include the mental, physical, aesthetic, social, political, economic, and ethical aspects of life.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1894-1982) was Professor of Education at the University of Michigan.

Full Text

1976 Trow, William Clark (1894-1982). Gulliver’s Visit to Walden III; A Report on Values in Education. [West Lafayette, IN: Kappa Delta Pi Press]. IedS, L, NN

Detailed eutopia stressing education. A descendant of Lemuel Gulliver visits Walden III, which is described as “a laboratory, not only to introduce intuitive innovations, but to test hypotheses about the nature of a (not the) good society and how it might be built” (x). The book proposes a model of education based on what the author calls “The Seven Worlds” that include the mental, physical, aesthetic, social, political, economic, and ethical aspects of life. The author was Professor of Education at the University of Michigan.