On the Principles of English University education. 2nd edn, including additional thought on the study of mathematics. John W. Parker. 1838
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¶'It has been said of Dr. Whewell that, "A more wonderful variety and amount of knowledge in almost every department of human inquiry was perhaps never in the same interval of time accumulated by any man."' As Master of Trinity College Cambridge, he published works on education, mechanics, physics, geology, astronomy, philosophy and economics; translated the works of Goethe and wrote poetry, sermons and religious tracts.