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School of Philosophy, Concord, Massachusetts

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教育家爱默斯布朗森爱尔考特 (Amos Bronson Alcott) ,也是路易莎爱尔考特 (Louisa May Alcott) 之父出生于17991129



Alcott put his educational theories to the test with his own family. He and his wife had four daughters, Anna, Louisa, Lizzie, and May. Alcott believed that education should be a pleasant experience, and he included physical education, dance, art, music, nature study, and daily journal writing in the course of studies he established at his school. At first the school was successful, but it later failed when he insisted on allowing a black child to attend, and by 1835, all the remaining pupils had withdrawn.

The financial success of Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), who wrote about a family based on her own in the classic novel Little Women (1868-1869), was a big help to the Alcott family. The Alcotts moved to Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts, where Amos Alcott established the Concord Summer School of Philosophy in a converted barn. The school flourished until shortly after his death in 1888.

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