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ERIC Number: ED016883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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ADULT EDUCATION AND UTOPIA, TOWARDS A PHILOSOPHY OF ADULT LEARNING. DOCUMENTARY, 12.
SMITH, H.P., ED.
IN SIR THOMAS MORE'S "UTOPIA," UNIVERSAL ADULT EDUCATION IS PART OF A SOCIAL IDEA, AND LABOR AND EDUCATION ARE THE MORAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE SOCIETY. WHILE THE STORY OF UTOPIA IS BASED ON CONTRASTS BETWEEN THE EXISTING SOCIETY AND AN IDEAL COMMONWEALTH, IT IS LINKED TO REALITY BY RESEMBLANCES BETWEEN THE CULTURAL PURSUITS OF ADULTS IN UTOPIA AND THE ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES CONNECTED WITH RENAISSANCE SCHOLARSHIP IN ENGLAND DURING THE LATE 1400'S AND EARLY 1500'S. THE PROMOTION OF GREEK STUDIES BY WILLIAM GROCYN, THOMAS LINACRE, ERASMUS, AND OTHERS, INCLUDING MORE HIMSELF, LED TO EXPANDED GRAMMAR SCHOOL EDUCATION AND TO REFORMS IN UNIVERSITY EDUCATION, AND DEMONSTRATED THE POWER OF ADULT LEARNING AS A MEANS OF SOCIAL CHANGE. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM H.P. SMITH PUBLICATIONS, 27 HARLEY, ROAD, OXFORD, ENGLAND. 48 PAGES. (LY)
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Identifiers: GREAT BRITAIN; More (Sir Thomas); UTOPIA