Thomas Henry Huxley about education (“The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century”, 1887) - Whether for this, or for some better reason, the founders of the schools of the Middle Ages included astronomy, along with geometry, arithmetic, and music, as one of the four branches of advanced education; and, in this respect, it is only just to them to observe that they were far in advance of those who sit in their seats.
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Whether for this, or for some better reason, the founders of the schools of the Middle Ages included astronomy, along with geometry, arithmetic, and music, as one of the four branches of advanced education; and, in this respect, it is only just to them to observe that they were far in advance of those who sit in their seats.
 Thomas Henry HuxleyThe Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century (1887). copy citation

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