Paul Arthur Schilpp papers, 1916-1996 (bulk 1930-1990)


Paul Arthur Schilpp papers, 1916-1996 (bulk 1930-1990)

The Paul Arthur Schilpp papers consist of correspondence to and from Dr. Schilpp discussing issues related to his Library of Living Philosophers, personal matters, philosophical concepts and ideas, and professional organizations and conferences. The papers also contain Dr. Schilpp's teaching materials, presentations and publications, and letters of recommendation as well as his class notes and essays from his time as a student. Some esteemed correspondents include Albert Einstein, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Edmund Husserl.

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