Education: Post-Postgraduates

Princeton, N.J. has one school whose teachers do not count on teaching their students a single solitary fact. It is the ten-year-old Institute for Advanced Study, which has no administrative connection with Princeton University. Its faculty of 16 includes Albert Einstein. Its 28 students do post-postgraduate research, have freely elected their teachers and studies. They are so expert in their fields that they are presumably aware of all the known facts involved. All that the Institute's teachers hope to do is to broaden and deepen their students' points of view toward their...

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