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Finding Aid for the Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller Papers, ca. 1870-1940
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Description
F.C.S. Schiller (1864-1937) was a pragmatist philosopher. He was the president of the Aristotelian Society (1921), and was elected fellow of the British Academy (1926). The collection consists of manuscripts of published books and articles, correspondence, documents, photographs, and ephemera related to Schiller's life and professional career.
Background
Schiller was born in Schleswig-Holstein in 1864; studied at Oxford; taught briefly at Cornell University and returned to England to teach at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1897; president, Aristotelian Society (1921); elected fellow of the British Academy, 1926; distinguished himself as a pragmatist philosopher, writing several books, including Humanism: Philosophical Essays (1903), Studies in Humanism (1907), Must Philosophers Disagree? (1934), and Our Human Truths (1939); visiting lecturer and professor, USC, 1926-35; relocated to Southern California, 1935; died, 1937.
Extent
18 boxes (9 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright to portions of this collection has been assigned to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. The library can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian, Department of Special Collections.] Credit shall be given as follows: [c in circle] The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.