Herbartian

adjective
Her·​bar·​ti·​an | \ (ˈ)her¦bärtēən, ¦hər¦- \

Definition of Herbartian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the German philosopher Herbart, his doctrines, or especially the educational system outlined by him and developed by his disciples

Herbartian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Herbartian (Entry 2 of 2)

: one who supports or believes in Herbartian doctrines

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History and Etymology for Herbartian

Adjective

Johann F. Herbart †1841 German philosopher + English -ian

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“Herbartian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Herbartian. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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