from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of pansophy; universally wise.
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When I reflect on the degeneracy of our society, I tend to fantasize about a new pansophic Renaissance in which all of the ignorance, stupidity and brutishness are swept away by the awesome and glorious advance of the arts and sciences.
The pansophic movement was associated with Amos Comenius but also included, among others, his teacher John Henry
The following subjects will be taken up: realism in education — Comenius, his life, work, and educational doctrine, empiricism and rationalism and characters representing these theories, the pansophic philosophy; individualism —
Even in the universities, as his pansophic scheme shows, he would have Plato and Aristotle taught chiefly by means of analyses and epitomes.
Or, to put it as some aspiring writers might: without embroiling us in superfluous polysemousness, it must be averred that the aesthetic propensities of a vainglorious tome toward prolixity or indeed even the pseudo-pragmatic co-optation — as by droit du seigneur — of an antiquitarian lexis, whilst purportedly an amendment to the erudition of said opuscule and arguably consanguinean (metaphorically speaking) and perhaps even existentially bound up with its literary apprizal, can all too facilely directionize in the azimuth of fustian grandiloquence or unmanacle unpurposed (or even dystelelogical) consequences on a pith and/or douceur de vivre level vis-à-vis even the most pansophic reader.
The following subjects will be taken up: Realism in education — Comenius, his life, work, and educational doctrine, empiricism and rationalism and characters representing these theories, the pansophic philosophy; individualism — Rousseau as an exponent of this theory, social and political conditions in the time of Rousseau, Rousseau's educational doctrine as set forth in Emile, influence of the social contract upon the political and civic thought and practice of modern times; Pestalozzi and the psychological method, new aims and purposes of the schools;
(a) Realism in education; Comenius, his life and work, his educational doctrine; empiricism and rationalism, characters representing these theories; the pansophic philosophy.