A.S. Neill





A.S. Neill


Born
in Forfar, Scotland, The United Kingdom
December 13, 1901

Died
September 23, 1973

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Alexander Sutherland Neill was a Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school, which remains open and continues to follow his educational philosophy to this day. He is best known as an advocate of personal freedom for children.

Average rating: 4.07 · 1,747 ratings · 147 reviews · 19 distinct worksSimilar authors
Summerhill: A Radical Appro...

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4.10 avg rating — 1,445 ratings — published 1960 — 39 editions
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The Last Man Alive

4.01 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1938 — 15 editions
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Freedom, Not License!

3.70 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1966 — 6 editions
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Neill! Neill! Orange Peel!

3.86 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1972 — 7 editions
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Summerhill, for and Against...

3.54 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1973 — 6 editions
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The New Summerhill

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4.27 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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All the Best, Neill: Letter...

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4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
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Talking of Summerhill

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions
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A Dominie in Doubt

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1921 — 8 editions
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A Dominie's Log: The Story ...

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1986 — 14 editions
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More books by A.S. Neill…
“The function of a child is to live his/her own life, not the life that his/her anxious parents think he/she should live, nor a life according to the purpose of the educators who thinks they knows best”
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“If the emotions are free the intellect will look after itself”
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“All crimes, all hatreds, all wars can be reduced to unhappiness.”
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