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Philosophy Department records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0076

Collection Scope and Content

Materials in this collection include syllabus, postcards, flyers, news bulletin, and press releases. They range in date from 1904-96. The materials concern lectures, "Techne", and the Elton lecture.

Formerly RG9.21

Dates

  • 1904-1996

Creator

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Historical or Biographical Note

During the freshman and sophomore years, studies included English, Latin, and Greek; geography; arithmetic and algebra; history and antiquities; exercises in reading, speaking and composition; elements of chronology; rhetoric and logic; logarithms, geometry, trigonometry and mensuration; surveying, navigation, conic sections and Euclid's Elements. In his junior and senior years, the student took natural philosophy, astronomy, chemistry, fluxions, natural history, history of civil society, natural religion, Revelation, natural and political law, metaphysics, moral philosophy and analogy of religion to nature. Today the Philosophy Department is a part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. This note was written in 2005.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Materials in this collection include syllabus, postcards, flyers, news bulletin, and press releases. They range in date from 1904-96. The materials concern lectures, "Techne", and the Elton lecture.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition information for this collection is unknown.

bib #

9063047
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Philosophy Department records , 1904-1996
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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