A VISION OF EDUCATION: Being an Imaginary Verbatim Report of the First Interplanetary Conference. J. H. Burns, Aldous Huxley.

A VISION OF EDUCATION: Being an Imaginary Verbatim Report of the First Interplanetary Conference.

London: Williams & Norgate, (1929). First edition. Hardcover. 112 pp., small octavo, original orange cloth, dustjacket. Fine in lightly edgworn jacket. Item #22774

In his "Vision of Education" J. H. Burns presented ideas regarding education through the unique conceit of an "Internplanetary Conference" featuring speakers from Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and "Others" each sharing their planet's methods and philosophies. In his Preface, Aldous Huxley takes the opportunity to express his own ideas, foreshadowing some of the themes of his later distopian novel "Brave New World", rather than commenting in depth on Burns' work. Scarce.

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