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Paul Weiss papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-846

Scope and Contents

Consists of the edited typescript of Paul Weiss's book, the sixth volume of his Philosophy in Process. Weiss (1901-2002) was a philosopher who taught briefly at Bryn Mawr College, as well as elsewhere.

The following is a bookseller's description of the published version of this typescript: "Dealing with some of the major, pivotal issues in philosophy, this sixth volume of Mr. Weiss’s Philosophy in Process represents the final development and expression in journal form of many of his original views. In addition, the period covered in this volume was exceptionally fruitful for Mr. Weiss’s own work. During this time he published the fourth volume of Philosophy in Process and his widely discussed and provocative Sport: A Philosophic Inquiry and began writing Beyond All Appearances and Cinematics."

Dates

  • 1968 - 1970

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17). Please contact Special Collections with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Biographical / Historical

Paul Weiss (1901-2002) was a professor and widely published philosopher. He was the first Jewish full professor at Yale, and also taught at Bryn Mawr College and the Catholic University of America. He founded the Review of Metaphysics and the Metaphysical Society of America.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Consists of the edited typescript of Paul Weiss's book, the sixth volume of Philosophy in Process. Weiss (1901-2002) was a philosopher who taught briefly at Bryn Mawr College, as well as elsewhere.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition information is not available for this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Jon Sweitzer-Lamme.

Creator

Title
Paul Weiss papers
Author
Jon Sweitzer-Lamme
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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