Education: Platitudes

Representatives from 300 U. S. colleges assembled at Chicago for the eleventh annual convention of the Association of American Colleges. Among this learned congress were professors of every known species, from hale and hearty, square-shouldered, square-jawed educators to wizened, bespectacled pedants.

Said one:

"We must find a new appeal.

"Economics should encourage economy. "Ethics should result in more honorable and unselfish conduct.

"Political science should teach a better social control in colleges as well as in cities.

"Philosophy and sociology should find some application of their teachings to the individual life and the improvement...

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