Alexander Meiklejohn

Alexander
Meiklejohn
1872
1964

English-born American Educator, Philosopher, University administrator, and Free-speech Advocate, Dean of Brown University and President of Amherst College

Author Quotes

One of the greatest failures of our contemporary training of teachers is that they become mere technicians... They do not learn the beliefs and motives and values for the sake of which the classroom exists.

Intelligence is kindness. Kindness is intelligence. The fundamental, which the two terms suggest in different ways... is the same quality on which all human civilization is built.

Author Picture
First Name
Alexander
Last Name
Meiklejohn
Birth Date
1872
Death Date
1964
Bio

English-born American Educator, Philosopher, University administrator, and Free-speech Advocate, Dean of Brown University and President of Amherst College