This fascinating antiquarian book contains a detailed treatise on education, being a comprehensive discussion of education as a science. This text endeavours to answer the questions: Is there a science in education? Can there be a science of Education? Are the procedures and aims of education such that it is possible to reduce them to anything properly called a Science? Written in clear, concise language and full of interesting explorations of education, this text will appeal to those with an interest in the role and modus operandi of education in modern society, and would make for a great addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this volume include: Education as Science, Education as Art, Experience and Abstraction, What Science Means, Illustrations from the Physical Sciences, Borrowed Techniques Insufficient, Laws Vs. Rules, Scientifically Developed Attitudes, Sources Vs. Content, etcetera. We are republishing this vintage book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a new prefatory biography of the author.