Philosophy Department records
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.
- George Washington University. Dept. of Philosophy (Organization)
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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.
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Language of Materials
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. There are also a number of folders for the Washington Philosophy Club.
Acquisition information for this collection is unknown.
Box two contains the files of Proessor Peter Caws, university professor of philosophy. He was elected the president of the Washington Philosophy Club in 1988.
- Preliminary Guide to the Philosophy Department records , 1904-1996
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English