These Lectures were intended to form an extension of the enquiry undertaken in my recently published volume on Personal Knowledge. But since it proved impossible to proceed from the point reached in that book without first recapitulating the relevant parts of its argument, the first two lectures had to be used largely for this purpose. The whole series can accordingly be read as an introduction to Personal Knowledge.
I hope that the bearing of these talks on the philosophic and educational work of Lord Lindsay will be apparent throughout. A special reference to the idea of a university, as manifested in the founding by Lord Lindsay of the University College of North Staffordshire, will be found at the end of the series.
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