“The New Education” George Herbert Palmer Hand Written 2 Page Letter Dated 1908. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. In 1864, he graduated at. With a bachelor’s degree and three years later with a master’s degree. Between 1867 and 1869, he studied at the. He graduated from the. In 1870, Palmer became an instructor of the Greek language. When someone commented that Palmer taught Greek, he said You are mistaken. I do not teach Greek. Greek is what I start with. Between 1872 and 1876, Palmer curated the. A collection of engravings bequeathed to Harvard College by. Proposed to have photographed. And make generally available the prints “to foster the growing taste in the community for the higher forms of Art” thereby serving as a precursor to Harvard’s. , as well as that Harvard’s “students will soon prefer these to the inane works which now decorate too many of their rooms”. Simultaneously (from 1872) Palmer also taught Philosophy, being elevated to the rank of Assistant Professor in 1873, and Professor in 1883 – a position he held for six years, when he became an Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity at Harvard (a tenure that lasted from 1889 to 1913). He said about ethics, “Right conduct consists in following one’s conscience and doing one’s duty for the sake of right and not for any ulterior purpose”. He wished to, burn the pictures of heaven and quench the fires of hell that men might do right for the sake of the right. It was stated in. That he was instrumental in the development of the character of the Philosophy department at Harvard, through his teaching methods and written works. He was particularly interested in classical literature and philosophy, as well as the poet. Palmer enjoyed teaching and once said that he would gladly pay Harvard for the right. He was called the “Dean of teachers” for the manner in which he inspired students to become teachers. Among his books are the. Translation of The Odyssey. (1884), The New Education (1887), The Glory of the Imperfect (1898), Self-Cultivation in English (1897). He also wrote The Field of Ethics (1901), The Nature of Goodness (1904), The Life and Works of George Herbert (three volumes, 1905), The Teacher (1908), Intimations of Immortality in the. (1912), and Trades and Professions (1914). While at Harvard, Professor Palmer lived in. Which bears his name. It is also called the Harvard University Guest House. He retired in 1913, but remained active on the campus, such as his popular readings of the classics. Between 1894 and 1909, Palmer received honorary. He received and honorary. In 1917, he received an honorary degree from the. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.