Education: The Novel Approach

Arthur Tyndall ("a slender man in a brown jacket and grey trousers") had to admit that he was a little disappointed with the University of Toronto. It seemed to have no real character. Was it nothing but a "facts factory"? Tyndall, who had come to Toronto to be warden of Hart House, wrote to a friend back in New Zealand: "I can't seem to make up my mind about this place. It [presents] a nice intellectual problem . . ."

Last week, hundreds of U.S. and Canadian readers were following the intellectual problem of...

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