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Johann Friedrich Herbart

Herbart, Johann Friedrich (1776–1841), German philosopher and educator best remembered for his pedagogical system, which stressed the interrelated importance of ethics (to give social direction) and psychology (to understand the mind of the pupil). One of his most important works is Application of Psychology to the Science of Education.

See also: Philosophy.

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