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A general idea of the College of Mirania

with a sketch of the method of teaching science and religion, in the several classes: and some account of its rise, establishment and buildings. Address"d more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a college in the province of New-York

by William Smith

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Published by Printed and sold by J. Parker and W. Weyman, at the new printing-office in Beaver-Street in New-York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Planning,
  • Curricula,
  • Higher Education,
  • Universities and colleges

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRemsen, Henry, 1736-1792
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD1249 .S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27471629M
    LC Control Number07027082

    Johnson had suggested and mentored Smith's writing of a Utopian book of college education, titled A General Idea of the College of Mirania (). Johnson recommenced the young William Smith to Franklin. In Colonial times, “The chair of moral philosophy stood above all other faculty positions in importance and prestige."Born: Octo , Guilford, Connecticut Colony. 9. William Smith, A general idea of the College of Mirania (New York, ). William Smith, a liberal Anglican clergyman from Scotland, here described the College of Mirania, a “purely fictitious institution,” as a model of what a college in the American colonies should look like.

    A General Idea of the College of Mirania. -“Not a novel, but [it] set forth a novel plan for an academy to be organized and taught according to Enlightenment principles. Smith's Mirania impressed Benjamin Franklin so much that Franklin maneuvered to bring in Smith to run the newly founded Academy/College of Philadelphia. William Smith () served as the University of Pennsylvania’s first provost from to Following Smith’s essay “A General Idea of the College of Mirania,” he was appointed to teach natural philosophy and logic at the Academy of Philadelphia.

    A general idea of the College of Mirania: with a sketch of the method of teaching science and religion, in the several classes: and some account of its rise, establishment and buildings. Address'd more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a. the tutor for the sons of Colonel Martin of Long Island. In he published A General Idea of the College of Mirania, a pamphlet containing recommendations for establishing a new college in New York state. The publication caught the eye of Benjamin Franklin, who invited Smith to visit the Academy of Philadelphia, a charity school he had helpedFile Size: 1MB.


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Address'd more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a college in the province of New-YorkPages: A general idea of the College of Mirania; with a sketch of the method of teaching science and religion, in the several classes: and some account of its rise, establishment and buildings.

Address'd more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a college in the province of New-York.

Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. A General Idea of the College of Mirania, With a Sketch of the Method of Teaching Science and Religion, in the Several Classes; and Some Account of its Rise, Establishment and Buildings (), by William Smith (frame-dependent page images here at Penn) Filed under: Universities and colleges -.

Benezet, The Pennsylvania Spelling Book, Smith, A General Idea of the College of Mirania: With a Sketch of the Method of Teaching Science and Religion, ) — Mirania was a fictitious institution that embodied Smith ’ s ideas of what a college should be like.

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Cato's Mirania: A Life of Provost Smith with a General Idea of the College of Mirania Price: $ The Civil War and Abraham Lincoln Lincoln in Annapolis, February Summary of Content: He has read Smith's "A General Idea of the College of Mirania," and compared his notes on the book with those of Richard Peters.

He is enthusiastic about the book. In Smith headed the reorganization of the Franklin's College and Academy of Philadelphia into the College. read his book, “A General Idea of the College of Mirania"— describing the university of his dreams—without being impressed with his far-reaching plans to train men to be thoroughly competent citizens, conscious of their civic and personal responsibilities, and ready to discharge those duties to the full, no matter what sacrifice might be File Size: 99KB.

‘A General Idea of the College of Mirania’ (William Smith) George, He 84,The German Ideology (Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels) 13, 85 Gernsback, HugoGhost Dance Gibbon, Edward Gibson, William Giles, Pe 35, 38 Gillette, King Camp 95 Gilman, Charlotte Perk 93, 98, Glaucon A General Idea Of The College Of Mirania, With A Sketch Of The Method Of Teaching Science And Religion, In The Several Classes; And Some Account Of Its.

The helpful appendices contain Smith's thirty-five page pamphlet, "A General Idea of the College of Mirania," and his "A View of Philosophy," a twopage syllabus for a four-year program in moral and natural philosophy, from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 12 August were not too exacting, for he found time to write and publish his A General Idea of the College of Mirania "at the desire of some gentlemen of New-York, who were appointed to receive proposals relative to the establishment of a College in that province" (p.

14), an institution which became known as. In Smith published a pamphlet entitled A General Idea of the College of Miraniawhich outlined his utopian ideas for an educational institution appropriate to the new country.

A General Idea of the College of Mirania () by William Smith – Describes a Eutopian educational system. This is the earliest known utopia published in the United States.

A Vindication of Natural Society () by Edmund Burke; Rasselas () by Samuel Johnson. A general idea of the college of Mirania; with a sketch of the the method of teaching science and religion, in the several classes: and some account of its rise, establishment and buildings.

Address'd more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a college in the province of New-York.A General Idea of the College of Mirania (N.Y., ). Smith had already published Some Thoughts on Education (N.Y., ) and a proposal for Indian education in Indian Songs of Peace (N.Y., ).General Idea was a collective of three Canadian artists, Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal and AA Bronson, who were active from to As pioneers of early conceptual and media-based art, their collaboration became a model for artist-initiated activities and continues to be a prominent influence on subsequent generations of g: College of Mirania.