ERNEST E. IRONS, F.A.C.P.
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Education has been described as the "taking on of the arts and sciences and of moral attitudes which make up the fabric of civilization." In this process, educated people acquire an appreciation of values, the ability to think and to see the relations of the values to each other in human living. Unfortunately, as George Vincent put it, many people do not think; they merely rearrange their prejudices. The Harvard report well states the general problem. "The aim of education should be to prepare an individual to become an expert both in some particular vocation or art and in the
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IRONS EE. MEDICINE AND EDUCATION(MEDICINE AND EDUCATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1946;25:228–235. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-228
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):228-235.
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