Alcott Amos Bronson

Al·cott

 (ôl′kət, -kŏt, ŏl′-), Amos Bronson 1799-1888.
American transcendentalist philosopher who developed a theory of education based on mutual respect and Socratic questioning rather than authority and rote learning.
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