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establishment fee

A charge levied by a lender to establish a loan. See front-end fee.

Chalmers, Thomas

Chalmers, Thomas (1780–1847)   Reference library

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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...drink. Chalmers developed other programmes for the formation and improvement of parish communities. He called for a revival of the parish school system in the urban environment, with neighbourhood schools providing inexpensive education to the children of the parish, and with fees waived for the very poor. He recommended the organization of parish Sunday school societies, in which a voluntary teacher would establish a Sunday school in each proportion of the parish, providing basic literacy and moral instruction, especially for children forced to work...

Hamilton, William

Hamilton, William (1788–1856)   Reference library

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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...of Mind’, where he disagrees with William Whewell and plays down the role of mathematics in liberal education. In 1838–9 Hamilton entered into a further quarrel with the council on the introduction of a second or advanced class of logic and metaphysics and on the difference in fees between the philosophy and the law and medicine classes. This resulted in the withdrawal of the class in 1839 . In 1840 Hamilton was nominated corresponding member of the philosophy section of the Institute of France, and at some time also became a member of the Latin Society...

BLAND, Richard

BLAND, Richard (1710–1776)   Reference library

Karen D. Hoffman

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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2013

...was published in 1753 , probably under the title A Modest and True State of the Case . It survives only in part as A fragment on the pistole fee, claimed by the governor of Virginia . In that document, Bland opposed the governor’s imposition of a fee of one pistole (a small Spanish coin) for granting new land patents on the grounds that the fee violated Virginia’s tradition requiring that all taxes and fees be enacted by the people’s representatives in the Assembly. Concerned to preserve what he took to be the natural rights of colonists, Bland...

Mboya, Tom

Mboya, Tom   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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2010
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History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
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...and joined the Holy Ghost College at Mangu in Central Province. At the Holy Ghost College, he became a student leader. In 1947 , Mboya sat for the African secondary school certificate examination, but could not proceed to study for the Cambridge school certificate because of the fees. Mboya then decided to join the Royal Sanitary Institute, where he fraternized with students of varied backgrounds and became increasingly aware of African grievances and the privileged position of Europeans. Although he was elected to the presidency of the students’ council at...

Universities and Centers of Learning

Universities and Centers of Learning   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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2010
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History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
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...economy are the greatest supporters of elite universities, just as the religiously inclined champion religious universities. Privatization of Public Universities. Among the privatization initiatives have been the introduction of tuition fees, initiation of cost-recovery measures for accommodation services, and the establishment of university education loan programs for government-sponsored university students, all signifying the demise of the highly subsidized university education associated with the developmental university. Further, state universities in...

education: theory and practice

education: theory and practice   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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...provide that education. If it were illegal to allow a child to go uneducated, demand would produce schools which could be inspected for efficiency by government servants, and the pupils of which could be publicly examined. Government could also subsidize those too poor to pay the fees. In this way he thought universal literacy at least would be ensured, while freedom to conduct educational experiments would also be preserved. Mill's arguments were not accepted. But the goal of universal education gained ground, along with the conviction that the state must...

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