Some Thoughts Concerning Education was written by John Locke and published in 1693.
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- Plot Overview
- 1–30: Introduction and the Health of the Body
- 31–42: The Aim and Foundation of Education
- 43–63: How to Achieve the Necessary Authority
- 83–85: More Thoughts on Authority and Discipline
- 64–67: Education as Pleasant
- 66–71: Temper, Manners, and why School Should be Avoided
- 88–94: The Tutor
- 95–99: As Child Gets Older
- 100–115: Temperaments
- 115–122: Cowardice, Cruelty, Curiosity
- 123–133: Sluggishness, Dishonesty, and an Overfondness for Toys
- 134–147: The Four General Areas of Education
- 148–177: Reading, Writing, Languages
- 177–195: The Other Subjects
- 196–217: Other Accomplishments
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