Single Idea 1638

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / E. Policies / 5. Education / c. Teaching]

Full Idea

With a lot of effort the admonitory species of education accomplishes little.

Gist of Idea

Didactic education is hard work and achieves little


Plato (The Sophist [c.359 BCE], 230a)

Book Reference

Plato: 'The Sophist', ed/tr. Bernadete,Seth [University of Chicago 1986], p.20