Library of Living Philosophers records, 1938-1981.

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Library of Living Philosophers records, 1938-1981.

The Library of Living Philosophers papers document the editorial history of the Library under the editorship of founder-editor, Paul Arthur Schilpp, for the period 1938 to 1981. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, financial and business records, records relating to funding, printed and promotional material, and miscellaneous correspondence and records relating to the Library's editorial board. The correspondence makes up a major portion of the collection, and most of it is between Schilpp and contributors to each volume; between Schilpp and the philosophers to whose work the volumes are devoted; and between Schilpp and publishers, both national and international. Notable correspondents include philosophers, and literary and political personalities such as John Dewey, Bertrand Russell, Albert Einstein, Benedetto Croce, William Ernest Hacking, Charles Hartshorne, Oreste Pucciani, Iris Murdoch, Ernst Nagel, and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Schilpp, Paul Arthur, 1897-1993

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Dr. Paul Arthur Schilpp was born in Germany. He came to the U.S. in 1916 at the age of 16 to study at Baldwin Wallace College. He went on to earn degrees from Northwestern University, Garrett Theological Seminary and Stanford University. He became widely known as a scholar and teacher, holding teaching positions in the philosophy departments of Northwestern University and Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He founded the Library of Living Philosophers in 1938 and served as its editor until...

Murdoch, Iris

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Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher. From the guide to the Iris Murdoch typescript, no date, (Ohio University) Author and phiolosopher. From the description of Papers of Iris Murdoch, [1953-1994?]. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233111762 Irish philosopher, teacher, and novelist, Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was acquainted with and influenced by philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and by bohemian a...

Pucciani, Oreste F.

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Biography Oreste Francesco Pucciani was born in Cleveland on April 7, 1916, the son of a candy manufacturer. He attended the Cleveland public schools and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Adelbert College, Western Reserve University (now Case Western University) in 1939. He took his doctorate in Romance languages from Harvard in 1943. In 1946-47, Pucciani studied in France and Italy on a Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, meeting S...

Radhakrishnan, S. Sarvepalli 1888-1975

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Nagel, Ernst.

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Hartshorne, Charles, 1897-2000

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Cobb, John B. Jr. "Charles Hartshorne: A Bibliographical Essay." http://www.ctr4process.org/process/CPSHartshorne.htm (accessed September 15, 2005). Additional biographical information derived from the collection. American poet Jeremy Ingalls was born April 2, 1911, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and died March 16, 2000, in Tucson, Arizona. She received an A.M. from Tufts in 1933 and began writing full-time in 1960 after retiring as the chair of the English Department at ...

Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...

Croce, Benedetto, 1866-1952

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Italian philosopher, critic, statesman and historian. From the description of Autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., 1928]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533828 Italian statesman, philosopher, historian, editor, critic, and author. From the description of Benedetto Croce note and article, 1928-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449888 ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in W├╝rttemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Hacking, William Ernest.

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