Higher education : inaugural address at St. John's College within the University of Sydney / by Roger Bede Vaughan

Title

Higher education : inaugural address at St. John's College within the University of Sydney / by Roger Bede Vaughan

Creator

Vaughan, Roger Bede, 1834-1883

Publisher

Sydney : J.J. Moore

Date

1875

Extent

v, 119 pages

Spatial Coverage

22 cm

Type

text

Language

English

Table Of Contents

Introduction -- Section 1. Pagan teaching. Great men, centres of culture -- The Greeks, - poets, sophists, rhetoricians -- Men of Science -- Beginnings of university teaching -- Athens -- Socrates, Plato, Aristotle -- Alexandria -- Blots in Greek training -- Rome -- Rome compared with Greece -- The great flaw in Pagan schools -- Section II. Catholic teaching of the past. Love or enthusiasm introduced by Christ -- Directly opposed to the pagan principle -- Love, the root of the Christian principle -- Testimony of Pascal -- Tests of Christian love, courage, fear of sin -- Directive principle of the new enthusiasm -- Relation of the Christian to the pagan principle -- Origin of Christian schools, Christ, the Apostles, bishops -- School of S. Mark at Alexandria -- Pant├Žnus -- S. Clement, his method -- Origen -- S. Basil, S. Gregory of Nazianzus -- S. Jerome, S. Chrysostom, S. Augustine -- Fall of the Western Empire -- The church civilizes the world again -- S. Benedict -- Benedictine influence and teaching -- Venerable Bede -- Schools of Ireland -- Charlemagne and Alcuin in France -- King Alfred in England -- Causes of the development of learning -- Monastic teaching insufficient -- Paris, seed-plot of universities -- Growth of universities -- University-cities under the Pope -- Oxford founded by great Catholic bishops -- Great interest of Popes in universities - the Sapienza -- Still the schools not immaculate -- Immorality and infidelity in spite of Roman authority -- The Sorbonne -- Rules for scholars -- Influence of the Holy See over universities -- State of Italian schools -- Guardianship of the church over faith and morals in the schools -- The church alone adequate to restrain pride of intellect and human passion -- Section III. Catholic teaching of the present. The Quod Divina Sapientia of Pope Leo XII -- Reflection of St. Augustine -- Pope Leo's address at the Sapienza -- His encyclical -- Spirit of Pope Leo's Bull on education -- The church invariable in her fundamental principles -- The Christianity to-day -- Principles of "the most complete and refined science of the day" -- Testimony of Mr. Llewelyn Davis to the spread of scepticism in England -- Dr. Carpenter's view -- The Dublin review, Mr. Leslie Stephens, and Mr. Sherer -- Mr. Lecky on the evil effects of rationalism -- One cause of infidelity -- Reaction against the "advanced thinkers," Mr. Forsyth -- Mr. Martineau -- Professor Pritchard, Sir J. Herschel, Professor Agassiz -- Professors Sedgwick, Aldis, and Maxwell -- Scientific men contradict each other -- The church a firm stand-point -- Her unchangeable character ; her teaching on science -- Higher education, her instrument for maintaining truth -- Efforts of Pius IX in this direction - the University of Dublin, energy and generosity of the Irish people -- University of Louvain, its rapid development -- Speech of Mgr, Cartuivalis -- College of Higher Studies in England -- Pastoral letter of the English bishops -- Catholic principles still in full force -- Root of the educational difficulty -- Principle of the Sydney University and colleges -- View of Sir Charles Nicholson -- Dr. Woolley invokes the spirit of Elfred -- To teach Catholicity in the main duty of St. John's -- A double guarantee of orthodoxy -- Harmonious action of the university and the college -- Practical view of Catholics -- Nothing less than the present compromise would satisfy them -- Conclusion -- Appendix

Provenance

Ex libris: William Wilkinson Wardell (with his signature)

Subject

Catholic Church -- Education.
University of Sydney -- History.
Education, Higher.
Catholic universities and colleges.
Education, Higher -- History.
Education, Higher -- Philosophy.

Contributor

St. John's College (University of Sydney)

Alternative Title

Arguments for Christianity

Identifier

282 V368 ACON 1876

Temporal Coverage

19th century

Coverage

Australia

Rights

Copyright expired

Access Rights

Has Part

Pius IX and the revolution : a pastoral letter to the clergy and laity of the Diocese of Sydney / by Roger Bede, Archbishop of Sydney
Advent conferences

Annotation

Wardell's copy of this text is a sammelband which binds in two other works by Vaughan that were originally published separately.

Citation

Vaughan, Roger Bede, 1834-1883, “Higher education : inaugural address at St. John's College within the University of Sydney / by Roger Bede Vaughan,” Archbishop Goold Special Collection, accessed June 30, 2022, https://gooldlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/60.