An Encouragement of Learning

Jan 4, 2014

An Encouragement of Learning

by Elliott Samuels

Yukichi Fukuzawa, who appears on every Japanese ¥10,000 note, wrote “An Encouragement of Learning” as a collection of essays while completing his masterpiece, “An Outline of a Theory of Civilization” (1875). The essays highlight the basic tenets of his fundamental philosophical beliefs — freedom, ...