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By Richard Bailey

A. S. Neill used to be essentially the most well-known tuition instructor of the 20th century. His institution, Summerhill, based in 1921, attracted admiration and feedback from all over the world, and have become a logo of radical institution reform and child-centred schooling. Neill claimed that he used to be a pragmatic guy, yet this publication finds that Summerhill expresses a accomplished and special set of principles. even if he desired to be or no longer, Neill used to be a massive academic philosopher with a strong impression on present academic techniques and philosophy.

A. S. Neill is the 1st booklet to envision this philosophy of schooling intimately. It starts off via exhibiting how Neill's attention-grabbing existence tale offers clues to the starting place of his principles, and why they mattered quite a bit to him. It is going directly to discover the most issues of his philosophy, exhibiting how they relate to the paintings of different nice academic thinkers, and the way they're novel. It additionally discusses even if there are classes that may and may be realized by means of different colleges from the unique, substitute 'free' institution of Summerhill.

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