December 1934

Médecine et éducation.

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By Drs. G. Mouriquand, M. Péhu, P. Bertoye, J. Barbier, P. Vignard, P. Mazel and P. D'Espiney, Father R. P. Charmot and Abbot J. Monchanin. Price, 15 francs, 50 centimes. Pp. 224. Lyon: Lavandier, 1934.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1934;54(6):1021-1022. doi:10.1001/archinte.1934.00160180195017

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In Lyon a group of doctors, philosophers and biologists have evidently grouped together to study various complexities of human life. The first volume of their publications dealt with matters pertaining to sex, the second with heredity and the third with the importance of rhythm to life. The fourth was entitled "Formes, vie et pensée." The present volume deals with education. This volume is a compilation of essays by the various authors of the book, showing in general that for the benefit of posterity the physician must play an increasingly important part in the process of education and must bring to bear the light of his special knowledge on the problems which perplex school teachers. Each chapter is interestingly written, beginning with an introductory appeal to educators for the collaboration of physicians by Father Charmot and ending with a concluding chapter on the ideals of education by Abbot Monchanin. The body

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