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Elizabeth F. Flower Papers
1929-2001 (bulk 1965-1995)

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PROVENANCE

The Elizabeth F. Flower papers were donated to the University Archives in 2006, 2007 and 2009. 

 

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ARRANGEMENT

This collection has been organized alphabetically by series, except for the Audio tapes series, which is attached to the end. Folders within each series are arranged alphabetically. 

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Elizabeth Farquhar Flower was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1914. She graduated from Wilson College in central Pennsylvania with a degree in chemistry in 1935. When she first came to the University of Pennsylvania, she was interested in medicine. Later, through attendance at an unusual seminar in the philosophy of science conducted by Professor of Philosophy Edgar A. Singer, she developed an interest in ethics, especially in its relation to psychology, social science, law and education. She obtained from Penn her Ph.D. in philosophy in 1939. 

Flower began her teaching career at Penn in 1937 when she was appointed as an assistant instructor. She was appointed Assistant Professor of Philosophy in 1947, obtained tenure in 1956 and was promoted to full professor in 1974. Although most of her academic life was associated with Penn, Flower also taught or lectured at Columbia (Barnard), Hamilton College, and Latin American universities in Peru, Colombia, Chile and Argentina. 

Among her multitude of students, many of whom became college faculty around the country, was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King audited Flower's course on ethics and the history of philosophy while he was enrolled at Crozer Theological Seminary in 1949. Fifteen years later, King met Flower again during a one-day seminar. 

Flower also engaged in various forms of philosophical practice. During WWII, she developed a substantive interest in the study of Latin America. She worked with the American Friends Service Committee in Mexico, with work camps, with the exiled Spanish Republican intellectuals, especially the philosophers, and with the Indian and Education departments. 

Flower published many articles in philosophical journals. She was best known, however, for the two-volume History of Philosophy in America (1977), which she co-authored with Murray Murphey, a faculty member in the Department of American Civilization at Penn. She co-wrote another major work, Critique of Applied Ethics: Reflections and Recommendations (1994), with Finbarr O'Connor of Beaver College and her husband Abraham Edel, another well-known professor of philosophy. 

In relation to the publication of the two major works mentioned above, Flower did extensive research in Scottish philosophy; the St. Louis Hegelians; William James, founder of American psychology (1842-1910) with his authoritative work Principles of Psychology; and John Dewey (1859-1952), an educational reformer and founder of the philosophy of pragmatism and of functional psychology. As a former head of the Penn Department of Philosophy put it, Flower carried on the pragmatist school of philosophy in the United States. 

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection documents the life and teaching and research career of Elizabeth F. Flower as an academician and faculty member in the field of philosophy. 

The collection consists of the following series or groups of series: 

1. American Section of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, General files, Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, and Meeting file. These four series include material related to various academic, professional, social, regional or publishing activities Flower engaged in. 

2. Associate/Subject files. This series includes files related to her colleagues and other professional associates or material of specific subjects related to her research. 

3. Clippings. Apart from a small number of newspaper clippings, the bulk of the series consists of material related to work done by miscellaneous authors in philosophy, history of philosophy, psychology, law, anthropology, and other fields of social sciences. 

4. Correspondence and Personal are two small series. They include correspondence of both personal and professional interests, curriculum vitae and biographical and bibliographical material of Flower, as well as such personal items as passports, miscellaneous IDs, diplomas, and wills. 

5. Drafts and notes. This is the bulkiest series of the collection. Most files contain incomplete drafts or notes of ongoing research/study projects, either for publication purposes or to be used as notes in teaching. Judging from the topics covered in these files, most material in this series is in preparation of the two major published works authored by Flower with others, namely, History of Philosophy in America and Critique of Applied Ethics: Reflections and Recommendations. 

This series shows the sweep of Flower's philosophical interest, which ranged from the study of European modern philosophy pioneering thinkers such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; the study of the Scottish school of common sense philosophy represented by Thomas Reid and its impact in Pennsylvania and New Jersey (Princeton University); to the study of modern American philosophers John Dewey, George Santayana, Clarence Irving Lewis, and the influence of St. Louis Hegelians (represented by William T. Harris) in American education. This series also documents Flower's interest in other branches of social sciences, as seen in notes related to William James and his monumental work Principles of Psychology, Darwin, Spencer, etc. 

A sub-group of this series is entirely focused on the study of Dewey and his thinking on ethics, pragmatism, valuation, etc.6.Latin America and Mexican studies are two small series that recorded Flower's interest in the study of philosophy and anthropology in Mexico and other parts of Latin America. It concentrates over a period from wartime in the early 1940s to early 1960s. 

7. "Papers and manuscripts" and Publications are two series that include individual pieces of writing and published articles by Flower, or in some cases, done with her husband Edel, and occasionally, by Edel alone. 

8. Student papers. This small series reflects some of the course work in Flower's teaching. 

9. Photographs and Audio tapes. The Photographs series include portraits, and personal, family or group snapshots. The Audio tapes series is a voluminous collection. The tapes record academic, research and social activities Flower and Edel engaged in, some related to their publications. Most tapes bear only very sketchy notes of content. 

 

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CONTROLLED ACCESS HEADINGS

Corporate Name(s)

  • Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium.
  • International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. American Section.

Personal Name(s)

  • Dewey, John, 1859-1952

Subject(s)

  • Philosophy--Study and teaching--United States.

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INVENTORY

 

American Section of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy 

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1974 October 25-27, fourth conference, with material of World Congress on Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, 1975 

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1976 Nov. 5-7, fifth plenary meeting 

Paper by Axinn, Sidney 

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Paper by Bayles, Michael D. 

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Paper by Black, Virginia 

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Paper by Clark, Lorenne M. G. 

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Paper by Nagan, Winston P. 

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Papers by Burrill, Donald R.; David E. Cooper; and Robert A. Friedlander 

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7

Papers by De George, Richard T.; Kenneth Henley, John Hospers and Mieczyslaw Maneli 

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8

1986, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, schedule, with biographical and bibliographical material of Flower and Edel 

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9

1990 Oct. 25-28 

Conference 

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Conference, papers 

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Conference, papers, eight, by John T. Sanders, Joel S. Newman, Robin Paul Malloy, Denis J. Brion, Timothy C. Shiell, Emily R. Gill, Larry May and Christopher B. Gray 

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Conference, papers, five, by Joseph Ellin, Charles Landesman, Richard Nunan, Ira Harkavy/John L. Puckett, and David E. Cooper 

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Papers 

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Papers, numbered 

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Papers, unnumbered 

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1992 Oct., conference on "Radical critiques of the law" 

Evaluation notes 

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Session "Feminist legal theory," papers by Conelius Murphy, Joan McGregor, etc., with comments by Edmund Abegg and Richard Nunan 

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Session "Issues in Legal Theory," papers by Randall R. Curren, James F. Doyle, Laura Purdy, Thomas W. Simon, and Elbert L. Robertson 

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Session "Law and Difference," papers by Emily R. Gill, Diana T. Meyers, Nancy E. Rourke, with comments by Carol C. Gould, Thomas W. Dunfee, David Cooper and Joseph Ellin 

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Session 1 papers 

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Session 2 papers 

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1994, papers, numbered 1 - 27 

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1994, papers, unnumbered 

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Associate/Subject files 

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Apter, Andrew, Possible worlds, 1983 January 

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Baylis, C. A., Cognitive functions of ethical utterances, n.d. 

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26

Beatty, Joseph, "The incoherence of prescriptive universalizability," 1982 

1

27

Becker, Carl B., "Reconstructing American philosophy of science: Dewey's," 1981 Dec., proposal evaluation 

1

28

Bondy, Augusto Salazar, correspondence, 1959-1960, re his intended visit to U.S. 

1

29

Brandt, R. B., "Rational decisions: personal and social," n.d. 

1

30

Callaway, H. G., Publication list and one article, 1993 

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Carlson, John G., and Elaine Hatfield, Psychology of Emotion, chapters, n.d. 

1

33

Cohen, I. Bernard, Revolution in Science, 1985, chapters 

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De la Torre, Lillian, "The Inn," a Christmas miracle play for moderns, 1956 

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35

Diamond, Cora, "Losing your concepts," n.d. 

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Dupree, A. Hunter, "Joseph Priestley: an American bicentennial," 1976 

1

37

Duquette, David A., "Can liberalism accommodate moderate communitarian concerns?" commentary for the AMINTAPHIL meeting, 1990 October 

1

38

Edel, Matthew David, Memorial, 1990 

1

39

Eshete, Andreas, Writings, two pieces, 1970s 

1

40

Foucault, Michel, The Archaeology of Knowledge, 1972, excerpt 

1

41

Francksen, Jean, Understanding over a shared property in New Jersey, 1990 

1

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Friedman, Marilyn, "Friendship, voluntarism, and feminist ethics," 1987 December 

1

43

Geuss, R., "The paradoxes of Praxis," 1984 

1

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Goodenough, Ward H., "Moral outrage: territoriality in human guise," 1993 

1

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Goodman, Nelson 

Notes of Goodman's work on induction 

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Papers and published articles, 1956-1986 

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Reviews of books and articles by Goodman, 1968-1978 

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Student papers, two, on Goodman's languages of art and the worldmaking of Goodman and Dewey, 1981 

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Guyer, Paul, "Kant's morality of law and morality of freedom," 1991 

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Hartshorne, Charles, two reprints, "Charles Peirce," 1958, and "The logical structure of givenness" 

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Hicks, Steven V., "Persons and international law in Hegel," n.d. 

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Hiz, Henry, two articles: "Praxiology, society and ethics" and "Semantic niches or a logic for historians" 

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Hoenigswald, Henry M., papers and published articles, five, 1977-1986 

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Karush, Fred, "Metaphors in immunology," 1986 

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Kaufmann, Walter, "Doubts about justice," n.d. 

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Kevelson, Roberta, "Aesthetics and prototypes," paper to be presented at AMINTAPHIL, 1990 

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Kleinzeller, Arnost, "William Hewson and the concept of a cell membrane," 1994 

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Kohlberg, Lawrence, article "The child as a moral philosopher" and the paper "A response to 'educational theory and inspiration'," n.d. 

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Kolenda, Konstantin, "The Humanist," 1983 

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Krippendorff, Klaus, "On the ethics of constructing communication," 1987 

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Lakoff, George, Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things, two chapters, 1987 

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Levy, Beryl H., NEH grant application, 1971, re a project on James Wilson 

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Luizzi, Vincent, "A naturalistic theory of justice - a critique of C.I. Lewis' ethical theory," n.d. 

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Mandelbaum, Seymour J., "Open moral communities," a proposal to the University Center for Human Values, 1993 

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Manicas, Peter T., papers, two, "Pragmatism and culture," and "Pragmatic philosophy of science and the charge of scientism," 1986 

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Margolis, Joseph, "Thinking, according to Praxism" and "Racial classification and compensatory justice," n.d. 

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Matsumoto, Susumu, correspondence, 1988-1991 

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Mendell, Mark, "N. St. J. Green's philosophy of law," chapter 1 of dissertation, 1988 May 

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Meyer, D. H., "The American Moralists: The Mind of Academic Orthodoxy in the Old Time College" 

Typescript, n.d., Chap. 1-4 

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Typescript, n.d., Chap. 5 

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Montgomery, Martha B., "Morals, passions, and the stubborn man," a dissertation in ethical theory 

n.d., (I) 

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n.d., (II) 

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Morick, Harold, "Thought and language: an introduction to American philosophy since 1950," 1976 April 

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Murphey, Murray G. 

"The under-determination thesis," n.d. 

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Outline of a book project, with typescript of the Conclusion part, n.d. 

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Philosophical Foundations of Historical Knowledge, galley text, n.d., pp. 1 - 174 

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Philosophical Foundations of Historical Knowledge, galley text, n.d., pp. 175 - end 

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Philosophical Foundations of our Knowledge of the Past, typescript, n.d. , Chap. 1 

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Philosophical Foundations of our Knowledge of the Past, typescript, n.d. , Chap. 2-3 

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Philosophical Foundations of our Knowledge of the Past, typescript, n.d. , Chap. 4-5 

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Philosophical Foundations of our Knowledge of the Past, typescript, n.d. , Chap. 6-7 

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Mussolini, Benito, "The doctrine of Fascism," [1932] 

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Myers, Gerald E., Introduction to William James, The principles of psychology, n.d., with a letter from William James to Sydney Waterlow, 1909 May 21 

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Nagan, Winston P., "Moral codes, law and decision," keynote address at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools, 1989 March 

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Nehamas, Alexander, articles, two, 1980-1981 

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Peters, Karl E., "James McCosh meets Charles Darwin," submission to the American Quarterly, 1970 

2

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Putnam, Hilary, Realism with a Human Face, two chapters, 1990 

2

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Queens College, Philosophy Department external review report, [1990]-1992 

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Rice, Daniel F., book manuscript, Reinhold Niebuhr and John Dewey, n.d. 

Part I 

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Part II 

2

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Riedl, John O., "Pantheism and its consequences," 1971 Nov. 

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Riskin, Steve R., "Teaching through interactive multi-media programming," 1990 

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Rorty, Richard, Contingency, Irony and Solidarity, 1989, chapter "The contingency of language" 

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Rucker, Darnell, "Mind, self, and institution," [1990] 

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Sagoff, Mark, reprints, 1976-1981 

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"Preliminary studies in rules and behavior," n.d. 

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Seigfried, [Charlene Haddock ], three chapters on William James (IV, V, VI), related to moral value, rationality, and pragmatic theory of truth 

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Seiple, David I., "Overview: John Dewey and the art of intelligence," draft, 1993 

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Shapere, Dudley, objectivity, rationality, and scientific change, n.d. 

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Sigel, Gwynne 

Reflections on readings of worldly philosophers, 1994, with correspondence, 1994-1995 

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Student reading reports, etc., 1993-1994 

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Silverstein, Arthur M., History of Immunology, four chapters, 1990 

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Sleeper, Ralph, paper "John Dewey and the founding fathers," 1980, with a note to Flower 

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Sologuren, Javier, Detenimientos, 1947, with poems by J. Keller 

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Stegmüller, Wolfgang, "Explanation, prediction, scientific systematization and non-explanatory information," n.d. 

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Stenson, Sten H., book manuscript on Scottish empiricism, n.d. 

(I) 

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(II) 

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Sweigart, John W., Jr., dissertation perspective, a study of Hume and Lewis, 1959 

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Tinsman, James H., "Psychology and Epistemology," n.d. 

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Toulmin, Stephen E., The Uses of Argument, Chapter III, "The layout of arguments" 

3

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Vogel, Jeffrey S., "Marx's critique of morality," for the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, [after 1990] 

3

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Wachbroit, Robert 

"What is anti-realism?" [1980s] 

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Two papers and one article, 1972-1983 

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Waldrop, M. Mitchell, Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos, chapters 5 and 6, 1992 

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Wallace, R. Jay, "Responsibility, expectation, and attitude," for Departmental colloquium, 1990 Oct. 26 

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Watson, Richard, publications, 1966-1970 

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Witt, Charlotte, "Actual priorities: the priority of actuality in Aristotle," n.d. 

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Wolin, Sheldon S., "Political theory and political paradigm," n.d. 

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Clippings, miscellaneous 

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1971-1990 

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Daily Pennsylvanian, 1965 Feb. 10, etc. 

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Daily Pennsylvanian, 1965 Feb. 17, "46 faculty men ask LBJ to begin Vietnam talks" 

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Dallas Philosophers' Forum, 1992 Spring 

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Gods and Men in Pre-Columbian Art, exhibition program, 1967 

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Newspaper clipping, 1991, re a second bill of rights and whiz kid economists 

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Newspapers and magazines, re arts and sciences, 1954-1991 

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Newspapers, 1986 

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Papers and newspaper clippings, 1972-1997 

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Philadelphia New Observer, 1988 Jan. 13, re Martin Luther King, Jr., and George Yancy's review of King's movement, 1991 

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Clippings--papers and published articles 

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"A preliminary outline for the cross-cultural study of ideologies," prepared by A. Leeds, n.d. 

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"A tale of two pities," by Ivar Berg, n.d. 

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"American's crippled pluralism," by Ivar Berg, n.d. 

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"Annals of American Philosophy," a list by D. L. Ohren of faculty teaching philosophy in American colleges and universities from the 17th century on 

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"Another further of abortion," by Elizabeth Hackett, 1988 January 

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"Autonomy in psychotherapy," by Mady Edelstein, n.d. 

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"Beyond the law," by Thomas W. Dunfee, carried on Journal of Social Philosophy, 1991 spring 

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"Biology at the University of Pennsylvania," by D. H. Wenrich, n.d. 

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"Business ethics and market failure," by Georges Enderle, [1990] 

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"Comments on Hacking's 'Michel Foucault's immature science'," by Richard Rorty, n.d. 

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"Constitutional secularity and the denial of religious freedom," by Michael Eldridge, 1986 

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"Contingent scientific realism and instrumentalism," by Eugene Lashchyk, n.d. 

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"Coping with conflict" and "Idealism, empiricism and pragmatism," two papers by Frederic Schick, n.d. 

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"Cruzon v. Harmon: enforced morality," by Doris E. Yocum, 1990 July 

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"Current trends in philosophy of science," by Zoltan Domotor, n.d. 

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"From cabinet to curriculum: The assimilation of anthropology by Oxford and Cambridge," authorship unknown, n.d. 

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"Gadamer's hermeneutics," by Brice Wachterhauser, 1990 

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"Ideals and essences in Santayana's philosophy," reprint by Milton K. Munitz, n.d. 

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"Law, language, and the individual in Japan and the United States," by Richard B. Parker, [1985-1987] 

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"Models of the world's problems and problems with the world models," by Paul Neurath, 1977 

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"Moral philosophy and education," by Henry D. Aikon, and another paper by Joan L. McGregor on Robin Malloy's classical liberalism critique, n.d. 

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"On fitness and adaptedness," by Richard E. Michod, 1985 February 

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"On reflexivity in human communication," by Klaus Krippendorff, n.d. 

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"Philosophy of woman," by Mary B. Mahowald, 1977 

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"Pragmatic philosophy of science and the charge of scientism," by Peter T. Manicas, n.d. 

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"Process, structure, and function in Piaget and Dewey's theory of intelligence and inquiry," by Mark Mendell, n.d. 

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"Psychologism and behaviorism," by Ned Block, n.d. 

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"Race consciousness and community: the need for a black perspective in civic deliberative discourse," by Kenneth S. Tollett, 1990 Oct. 

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"Recent work on the concept of rights," by Rex Martin and James W. Nickel, 1978 Nov. 

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"Representation in perception and cognition," by Gary Hatfield, n.d. 

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"Rights and duties in regards to the environment...," by Abraham Edel, n.d. 

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"Santayana's philosophy of mind" and "The impotent mind," two reprints by John Lachs, 1963-1964 

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"Social welfare, state power and the limits to equity," by Irving L. Horowitz, 1976 

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"The case for professional norms of business ethics," by Thomas W. Dunfee, 1987 fall 

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"The concept of method in Cardozo's theory of adjudication," by Mark Hendell, 1997 January 

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"The dynamic processes of social group development," by Ira Harkavy, 1984 November 

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"The importance of learning in perception," by Foster E. Tait, 1962 April 

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"The passing of Peirce's realism," by Joseph Margolis, n.d. 

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"The performer's performance: what worth," by Robert Y. Ellis, 1959 April 

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"The pragmatism of Benjamin Franklin," by James Campbell, n.,. 

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"The social sciences in the university," by William Foote Whyte, 1990 

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"Truth, invention, and the meaning of life," by David Wiggins, 1976 November 

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"Video debriefing," by Sparky Jackendoff, 1987 Sept. 16 

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"We are the Mesquakie nation," by Fred Gearing, 1953 

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Albert, Ethel M., "Social science facts and philosophical values," 1957 Oct. 

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Aristotle on friendship, translated by Herbert Wallace Schneider, 1976 

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Articles 

1943-1993 

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1954-1979 

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1978-1981 

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Five, 1942-1978 

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Four, on ethics and rights, n.d. 

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Four, on macroeconomics, empiricism, etc., 1984-1990 

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Nine, 1975-1993 

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Three, by Ian Hacking, Edward Stabler and Richard Rorty, 1979-1982 

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Three, by Richard W. Miller, Hilary Putnam, Hermann Bondi, and Wendy Steiner, 1987-1994 

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Two, "A problem-solving approach to scientific progress" by Larry Laudan, 1981, and "The meaning of reliance: a historical perspective" by Jay M. Feinman, 1983 

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Two, one by C. L. Stevenson and one by Harriet Ritvo, 1988 

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Basic film aesthetics, by F. E. Sparshott, 1964 

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Biology of Cognition, chapters, by Humberto R. Maturana, 1979, and Autopoiesis, by Maturana and Varela, 1973 

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Book review by Thelma Z. Lavine of John J. McDermott, Streams of experience: reflections on the history and philosophy of American culture, 1986 

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Chapter XV, "Marxian ethics" 

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Clauss, Carin Ann, "Women and economic inequality," n.d. 

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Collection of articles on Peirce and law, manuscript by Roberta Kevelson, et al, with Flower's comments, n.d. 

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Five pieces, 1978 

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Four published pieces by Gerald M. Edelman, 1987 and 1992 

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G.E. Moore and polysemy, a paper with no title page by Gareth B. Matthews, n.d. 

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Hacker, Helen, "Women's Plights in Opera Plots," 1990 March 15 

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Hindu caste and Hindu sacred law, two articles by Henry Orenstein, 1965 and 1968 

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Introduction to Thorstein Veblen's The Higher Learning in America, by Ivar Berg, 1992 

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Keith-Lucas, Alan, "Social work values and their development," n.d. 

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Kovich, Todd, "On choosing a method appropriate to the purpose and the level of analysis," n.d. 

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Liacouras, Peter J., "A reply to Carl Cohen," 1974 Oct. 

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Miscellaneous, 1988-1993 

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Of Induction, by W. Whewell, 1849, in photocopy 

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Paper and article by Robert Schwartz, 1979-1985 

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Paper by Evelyn Fox Keller, for the Conference on Evolution Theory, 1985 Feb. 16, 

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Paper on contract law and social ethics, by Elbert Robertson, n.d. 

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Paper re [Dugald] Stewart on mind and body, n.d., with notes re other members of the Scottish philosophy including Hume, Reid, etc. 

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Papers on John Dewey 

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Papers 

1952-1981 

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1953-1992 

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1987-1999 

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Five, n.d. 

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Four, 1974-1991 

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Four, on Dewey, rationality, radical empiricism, etc., n.d. 

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Four, on William James' theory, 1971-1980 

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Two, "Intentionality and rationality," by Dagfinn Follesdal; "Whatever happened to pragmatism?" by Babbie Schwartz, n.d. 

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Two, on topics of "Nature and culture" marked by Manicas, n.d. 

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Two, one by Edmund L. Pincoffs on partiality, n.d. 

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Paul Weiss's philosophy, paper by Andrew J. Reck for the 32nd annual meeting of the Metaphysical Society of America, 1981 and Flower's comments 

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Philosophical backgrounds for applied ethics, 1990 Oct. five chapters, author unknown 

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Presentation "Some trends in the study of cognition," by Henry Gleitman at A.P.A. meeting, 1979 Sept. 1 

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Published articles 

1946-1997 

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1964-1990 

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Five, by Mark Mendell, etc., 1965-1995 

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Reprints, four, 1989-1991 

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Reprints, three, on philosophy in early America, by Norman S. Fiering, etc., 1977 

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Scheffler, Israel, "Prospects of a modest empiricism," 1957 March 

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Schwartz, L., on behavior and psychology, n.d. 

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Six pieces, 1965-1981 

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Six pieces, 1979-1988 

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The Tree of Knowledge, by Humberto R. Maturana and Francisco J. Varela, 1987 

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Three papers by Klaus Krippendorff, 1986-1990 

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Three papers, by David M. Adams, etc., 1990 

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Three pieces, 1987-1991 

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Two reviews, one by P.R. Chambellan on Henry W. Johnstone and Roderick Chisholm, one by John W. Sweigart, n.d. 

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Vickrey, William, "Justice, equality, and the economic system," n.d. 

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Webster, David S. "Advantages and disadvantages of methods of assessing quality," Change magazine, 1981 October 

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Wellman, Carl, "Supreme court of Washington v. Carl Cohen," n.d. 

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Correspondence 

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1953-1989 

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1955-1994 

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1962-1979 (bulk 1978-1979) 

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 1975-2002 

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1981-1993 

5

24

1988-1994 

5

25

1989-1992 

5

26

1990-1995 

5

27

Furlong, John W. 1951-1953 

17

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Letters, personal, 1952-1959, mostly from Owen of Oxford 

5

28

Miscellaneous, 1972-1994 

5

29

Notes on Murray Murphey, Thomas Hobbes, etc., n.d. 

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Personal 

Professional, 1974-1989, including copies of outgoing correspondence from Flower 

5

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Publishers, 1962-1980 

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Drafts and notes 

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"Current critiques of education," n.d. 

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"Deduction, induction, and problematic structure," n.d. 

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"Induction and social validation," [1959?] 

5

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"James's conception of reality," [1992] 

5

38

"Mill: Dewey: White: Hook" 

5

39

"Social sciences," notes, n.d. 

5

40

"The absolute immigrates to America: the St. Louis Hegelians," n.d. 

5

41

"The unity of knowledge and purpose in James' view of action," etc. 

5

42

Applied ethics 

Education, etc., with a letter from Edel to Irving Louis Horowitz, 1989 Sept. 

5

43

Miscellaneous 

5

44

Miscellaneous 

5

45

Moral inquiry and contexts 

5

46

"Avoiding pitfalls" and "Handling fact-value relations" 

5

47

"morality - institutional" 

5

48

"Thinking" and "Data in ethics" 

5

49

Chapter "Institution and individual" 

6

1

Context and moral inquiry 

6

2

Ethical theories, as tools, miscellaneous 

6

3

Ethical theories, etc. 

6

4

Institution, individual, community and environment 

6

5

Jurisdiction, roles and occupations 

6

6

Moral discovery and innovation, [1989] 

6

7

Moral orders, 1990 

6

8

Notebook 

6

9

Outlines, etc. 

6

10

Practical moral problems, 1989 Nov. 

6

11

Preface and correspondence with the publisher Temple University Press, 1993-1994 

6

12

Two chapters "decision factor and its dimensions" and "theoretical conclusions" 

6

13

Associated living and socialization 

6

14

Bicentennial and a look back on philosophy in America, [1976] 

6

15

Clarence Irving Lewis (1) 

6

16

Clarence Irving Lewis (2) 

6

17

Common sense, pragmatism, evaluation and Dewey 

6

18

Community and communitarianism, with three clipped articles, 1984-1990 

6

19

Concept, context, import, and conceptualization 

6

20

Concept/content, context, diagnosis 

6

21

Critique of Applied Ethics, "Introduction" 

6

22

Darwin, James, Spencer 

6

23

Dewey and Lewis, n.d. 

6

24

Dewey and value judgment 

6

25

Discussion on John Rawls, n.d. 

6

26

Discussion on William James concerning "efferent processes" etc. 

6

27

Drafts and notes, including some from Horowitz and Abraham Edel, re morality, applied ethics, and history of philosophy, [1980s] 

6

28

Dugald Stewart 

6

29

Economics 

6

30

Education and equality 

6

31

Enlightenment, Morality, utilitarianism, etc. 

6

32

Ethical theories, [1993] 

6

33

Ethics 

Discussion in relation to rules, social and cultural context, concepts, etc., 1988 

6

34

Miscellaneous 

6

35

Moral inquiry and context, n.d. 

6

36

Moral inquiry, context, etc. 

6

37

Institution, individual, and regionalization of morality 

6

38

Introduction 

6

39

Evolution of moral and ethical theories in the 19th century 

6

40

Francis Hutcheson, n.d., with a paper by Paul Golden "Hutcheson's decision theory: an 18th century model," 1970 

6

41

Freedom of speech, applied ethics, etc., n.d. 

6

42

From ethics to moral philosophy 

6

43

George Santayana 

6

44

Hegel study 

6

45

History of ethics 

Miscellaneous notes including Darwinism, Spencer, etc. 

6

46

Turn of century change--G. E. Moore--positivism--language--conclusion 

6

47

History of philosophy in America 

1988-1992 

7

1

Miscellaneous 

7

2

Miscellaneous, [1962] 

7

3

Hume, Locke, Hobbes, and rationalism in ethics 

7

4

Idealism, realism, pragmatism, naturalism, Scottish philosophy, etc., n.d. 

7

5

Impact of the Scottish philosophy in America: Reid, Stewart, Brown, Hume and Hamilton 

7

6

Interpretation of audio tapes by Abraham Edel on morality, ethics and the "Realistic" theory, n.d. 

7

7

James Wilson and political ethics, n.d. 

7

8

John Locke re ethics, naturalism, etc., [1967] 

7

9

Justice, human equality, and factors of sex and race 

7

10

Kant, etc. 

Kant, Hegel, Marx, J. S. Mill and utilitarianism, n.d. 

7

11

Kant, Hume, valuation, etc. 

7

12

Kant, John S. Mill, and Dewey 

7

13

Lewis on valuation 

(I) 

7

14

(II) 

7

15

(III) 

7

16

Mead, George Herbert 

7

17

Miscellaneous 

(I) 

7

18

(II) 

7

19

(III) 

7

20

Moral inquiry, American social philosophy, etc. 

7

21

Moral inquiry, contexts, diagnosis, etc. 

7

22

Moral philosophy or ethics--subject matter of the study 

7

23

Moral philosophy 

Custom, etc. 

7

24

n.d. 

7

25

Scottish philosophy, [Joseph] Preistley, Locke 

7

26

Moral theories and human nature 

7

27

Morality, ethics, psychology, and a review of Edel's work, with a copy of "Legal positivism: a pragmatic re-analysis," by Abraham Edel, 1979 

7

28

Morality, social context, and historical change 

7

29

Move toward problems 

7

30

Notebooks, four 

7

31

Notes and clippings, miscellaneous, [1958-1959] 

7

32

Perception, conceptualization, common sense, language, labeling, etc. 

7

33

Philosophy and psychology, notes in longhand 

7

34

Place of history in ethics 

7

35

Political philosophy and St. Louis Hegelians, n.d. 

7

36

Pragmatism 

7

37

Pragmatism and culture 

[1985-1986] 

7

38

Peirce, Dewey, James, Lewis, Mead, etc., n.d. 

7

39

With two articles ("The language of education" by Israel Scheffler and "Functional analysis and teleological explanation") 

7

40

Pragmatism, experience and legal reasoning 

7

41

Precedent and induction 

7

42

Principia Ethica and A. J. Ayer 

7

43

Progress in science and morals--the disparity 

7

44

Recommendations, a practice analyzed in terms of morality, ethics, and valuation 

7

45

Review of Israel Scheffler's paper "Anti-naturalist restrictions in ethics," n.d., with clipped reviews of Clarence Irving Lewis and C. West Churchman 

7

46

Review of work by Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre, with article and book review clippings 

8

1

Samuel Stanhope Smith, Lectures on Moral and Political Philosophy 

(I) 

8

2

(II) 

8

3

(III) 

8

4

Schroder, Ernst, Lectures on the Algebra of Logic, 1890 

8

5

Science and rationalism, n.d. 

8

6

Scottish philosophy in Pennsylvania: James Wilson, Thomas Cooper, Samuel Miller, William Smith and the College of Mirania 

8

7

Sketches Of Modern Philosophy: Especially Among The Germans, by James Murdock, 1843 

8

8

Social-historical dimensions 

8

9

Sociobiology, [1977] 

8

10

Stewart (Dugald), Scottish philosophy, John Stuart Mill's attack on William Hamilton, etc. 

8

11

Study of William James' Principles of Psychology 

Chapter outlines, n.d. 

8

12

Outline and chapter summary, chapter 6 - chapter 28, n.d. 

8

13

Outline and notes 

8

14

Summary from Chapter 7 to Chapter 28) 

8

15

Tape interpretation, re context in moral judgment, etc. 

8

16

The moral and the social sciences, n.d. 

8

17

The Scottish philosophy 

Reid, Brown, etc. 

8

18

Reid, Witherspoon, McCosh, n.d. 

8

19

Thomas Brown 

8

20

Thomas Davidson, William T. Harris and St. Louis Hegelians, n.d. 

8

21

Thomas Reid, paper with draft notes and a published collection of essays entitled Thomas Reid: Critical Interpretations, edited by Stephen F. Barker and Tom L. Beauchamp, 1976 

8

22

Valuation and evaluation, n.d. 

8

23

Valuation, individuality and social responsibility 

8

24

Wilhelm Dilthey's philosophy 

8

25

William James and general topics of psychology 

8

26

William James and his Principles of Psychology, n.d. 

8

27

William James' study: motion, emotion, efferent processes, etc. 

8

28

William T. Harris and St. Louis Hegelians, n.d. 

8

29

William T. Harris and the Hegelian philosophy of education 

8

30

Witherspoon, McCosh, Priestley, the impact of Scottish philosophy on Princeton, and philosophy in mid-Atlantic and southern states 

8

31

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Drafts and notes on Dewey 

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Folder

"Dewey: dueling against dualisms," n.d. 

8

32

"Ethics and theory of value," n.d., with miscellaneous drafts and notes 

8

33

"Experience and education," n.d. 

8

34

"Introduction" and notes on rules, virtue, good, and the formulating of ethical issues 

8

35

Book review clippings, n.d. 

8

36

Comments invited re R. W. Sleeper's review of J. E. Tiles' book, Dewey, [1988] 

8

37

Community, individuality, and social responsibility 

8

38

Development of Dewey's theory on ethics 

8

39

Dewey, Human Nature and Conduct 

8

40

Dewey: early life and the evolution of his thinking n.d. 

(I) 

8

41

(II) 

8

42

(III), with "Comments on Dewey" 

9

1

Dewey's objections to utilitarian theory, etc. 

9

2

Education, n.d. 

9

3

Emotion, the reflex-arc and effort, n.d. 

9

4

Ethics: shift in conceptual structure from 1908 to 1932 

9

5

Individual/community, public/private relations, diagnostic tools, etc. 

9

6

John Dewey and later pragmatists 

9

7

John Dewey, with a draft letter to Dr. Freeman 

9

8

Miscellaneous, with clippings, 1987 

9

9

Morality, psychology, savage mind, n.d. 

9

10

Notes re Dewey, Ethics, 1908 

9

11

Quest for certainty and theory of valuation, n.d. 

9

12

Social philosophy 

9

13

Theory of valuation 

1993 

9

14

n.d. 

9

15

Pragmatism, etc. 

9

16

Valuation, etc., miscellaneous, n.d. 

9

17

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General files 

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American Council of Learned Societies, grant proposal, "Moral philosophy and the science of man: A study in the Americanization of the Scottish Enlightenment," 1964 

9

18

Book proposal, selections of the philosophical writings of Clarence Irving Lewis, with an introduction by Flower, et al. 

9

19

Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, correspondence and grant from the National Endowment for the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1982-1985 

9

20

Encyclopedia of Ethics, contributory papers 

9

21

Encyclopedia of Ethics, correspondence, Table of articles, etc., 1987-1988 

9

22

Exxon Education Foundation, visit of Carole Leland, 1983 October, with a Progress report of Penn's Office of the Provost to the Foundation 

9

23

Festschrift for Elizabeth Flower, contributions to the book Values and Value Theory in Twentieth-Century America, Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Flower, edited by Murray G. Murphy and Ivar Berg, 1988 

9

24

Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Humanities and Sciences, 1992 May 5, program 

9

25

History of Philosophy in America, correspondence, 1960 and 1978, public reviews, and rough drafts of certain parts 

9

26

Interlocutors, 1958-1994, correspondence and newspaper clippings 

9

27

International Legal Materials, 1987 November, Vol. 26, No. 6 

9

28

Journal of the History of Ideas, "The alliance between Puritanism and Cartesian logic at Harvard," submission for review, n.d. 

9

29

Mexico connections, correspondence, 1945-1946, with research notes and clippings 

9

30

Mexico trip, correspondence and clippings, 1946-1947 

9

31

National Endowment for the Humanities, independent study and research panel 7B, Philosophy, 1976 August 

9

32

National Endowment for the Humanities grant application and Fulbright Award proposal, 1971-1981 

9

33

NEH grant for the bicentennial of the Constitution, 1982-1983 

9

34

Philosophy 188 Lecture Notes 1954 

17

3

Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship in Philosophy, nomination, 1988 

(I) 

9

35

(II) 

9

36

St. Bonaventure University, Patrick K. Dooley, four American philosophy courses, syllabus, n.d. 

9

37

Teaching course syllabus, "Moral education and moral philosophy," 1983 spring 

9

38

Teaching file, questions and writings on David Hume, including a paper on "Hume and the economists of the 18th century" n.d. 

9

39

Trips to South America 

Trips to South America, clippings 

9

40

Trips to South America, correspondence, 1943-1951 

9

41

U.S. Human Genome project, 1990-1992 

9

42

United Nations, General Assembly, International Law Commission, Memorandum concerning a draft code of offences against the peace and security of mankind, 1939 

9

43

Universities and Community Schools, 1991 Vol. 2, No. 1-2, with two papers by Ira Harkavy 

9

44

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, Chairman's final report, 1978 February 

9

45

Wharton legal studies faculty search, 1991 February 

9

46

Wharton School, Department of Legal Studies 

Reference paper "A theory of social contracts," by Thomas W. Dunfee and Thomas Donaldson, 1991 

10

1

Reference paper "Control system and task environment effects on ethical behavior: an exploratory study of industrial salespeople," by Diana C. Robertson, 1990 

10

2

Reference paper "Opportunism and trust in commercial negotiations," by G. Richard Shell, n.d. 

10

3

World Congress on Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, [1975], correspondence, 1973, with lists of invitees 

10

4

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Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium 

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Conference on the Philosophy of the Human Studies, 1988 October 

"Has the United States become a party to genocide in Central America..." by Douglas Porpora 

10

5

"Reading Donald Davidson: truth, meaning and right interpretation," by Christopher Norris 

10

6

"Rightness and reasons," by Michael Krausz 

10

7

"Self-responsibility, romantic reflection, and the Gospel in Solentiname," by Richard Eldridge 

10

8

"Two meanings of 'Logocentrism': a reply to Norris" by Richard Rorty 

10

9

Correspondence, 1982-1990 

10

10

Meeting schedule, 1981-1990 

10

11

Paper "Marxism today," by John A. Doody, for the fourth session of the Consortium Working Group, 1990 

10

12

Paper "Realism and the value freedom of science," by Hugh Lacey, 1988 Sept. 

10

13

Paper "Scheme-conent dualism, experience, and subjectivity," by John McDowell, 1989 Nov. 

10

14

Paper "Terrorism, rights, and political goals," by Virginia Held, 1988 Nov. 

10

15

Paper "Validity, communication, and interpretation," by Jacques N. Catudal 

10

16

Papers, two, 1990, one by William M. Sullivan and one by William Newton-Smith 

10

17

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Latin America studies 

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"Philosophic thought in Latin America," a partial bibliography prepared by Edmundo Lassalle, n.d. 

10

18

Biographical data of Latin America scholars, with notes and clippings re Mexican mind, etc., [1951] 

10

19

Clippings 

"Philosophy in Peru: An historical survey," paper by Augusto Salazar Bondy, n.d. 

10

20

1946-1973 

10

21

Los Mochicas, by Rafael Larco Hoyle, 1939 

10

22

Correspondence, 1942-1954 

10

23

Development of the interest in philosophy, drafts, notes and clippings, 1944-1946 

10

24

Newspaper clippings, 1946-1947 

10

25

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Meeting file 

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Folder

American Philosophical Association, annual meeting, 77th, 1979 April 19-21 

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26

American Society for Value Inquiry, 3rd annual meeting, 1972, proceedings 

10

27

Bicentennial Symposium of Philosophy, 1976 Oct. 7-10, program 

10

28

Columbia Broadcasting System, Operation Crossroads, special one-hour broadcast on atomic energy, 1946 May 28, transcript 

10

29

Columbia University 

Conference on Justice and Human Equality, 1974 March 8 

10

30

Seminar on Contents and Methods, 1990 Nov. - Dec. 

10

31

University Seminar on Content and Methods in the Social Sciences, 1987 December 

10

32

University Seminar on Content and Methods, two papers, 1989 Sept. - October 

10

33

Conference on Growth in the Finite World, 1977 February 

10

34

Conference on Poverty, Justice, and the Law," 1985 Feb., Notes of presentations by O'Neill (Onora), Rodes (Robert E.), Nickel (James), Cranor (Carl), Francis (Richard), Daniels (Patricia), Lawson (Bill), Gewirth (Alan) 

10

35

Conferences on the Humanities and Public Policy Issues, table of contents, 1974-1975 

10

36

Marquette Hegel Symposium, 1970 

Papers, two, one by David Watson and one by I. St. Louis 

10

37

Proceedings "The legacy of Hegel," with other publications on Hegel 

10

38

Meeting invitations and schedules, 1983-1990 

10

39

Meeting invitations and schedules, 1993-1994 

10

40

Mexico City Conference, 1962 Nov. 22-24, "European sources and social implications of pragmatism," presentation by Philip P. Wisner 

10

41

NEH grant for the bicentennial of the Constitution, conference at Penn, "The American Constitution: retrospect and prospect," 1984 Feb. 28 

10

42

Ohio State University, Symposium on "Citizenship and education in modern society," [1980] April 

10

43

PARSS (Program for Assessing and Revitalizing the Social Sciences), Human Nature Seminar, 1987 Dec. 4, three papers 

10

44

Pennsylvania Humanities Council, speaker program, 1991-1993 

10

45

Philosophy of Education Society, 23rd annual meeting, 1967 March 

10

46

Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 

10th annual meeting, 1983 March 3-5 

10

47

Annual meeting 1978, abstracts of papers 

10

48

SSIPS/SAGP/ISNS/ACPA International Conference, 20th annual conference on Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Dialogue among Civilizations, 2001 Oct. 26-28, program 

10

49

State-based Humanities Committees, Northeast Region Humanities Conferences, "From here to where," 1976 Dec. 3-4, proceedings 

10

50

University of Dayton, John Dewey lecture series of the Department of Philosophy, 1979 March 5, "Purposes, plans and persons: Dewey's social psychology and some present concerns," notes and drafts 

10

51

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Mexican studies 

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Clippings 

"Carpet-bagging to Mexico" 

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52

"The archaeological city of Teotihuacan," by Amelia Martinez del Río, 1941 

10

53

Catalogue of Mexico City College, 1946-1947 

10

54

Critica, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1967 

10

55

Estudio Comparativo de Los Signos Cronograficos en Los Codices Prehispanicos de Mejico, by Rafael Garcia Granados, [1939] 

10

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Rosina Es Frágil, by C. E. Kany, 1938 

10

57

The Religion of the Aztecs, by Alfonso Caso, 1937 

10

58

Universidad de Mexico, 1948 

10

59

Correspondence with Francisco, 1945-1947 

10

60

Correspondence, 1944-1951, with notes and clippings 

10

61

Drafts and notes 

"Curricula Vitae," history of Mexico, etc 

10

62

"Philosophical trends in Mexico," n.d. 

10

63

Antonio Caso and the revolt against positivism 

10

64

History of philosophy in Mexico, with biography of Manuel Gamio, "contributions from the pre-colonial period," etc. 

10

65

Including "The right wing and catholic action," "Philosophic trends in Mexico," material re José Vasconcelos, etc. 

10

66

re UNESCO experiment in Mexico, etc., [1950] 

10

67

Excerpts and notes of works by Samuel Ramos 

10

68

History of Mexico, outline with drafts and notes 

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Mexican Publications 1944-1948 

17

4

Notes of Antonio Caso 

11

2

Notes on Mexico election, n.d. 

11

3

Notes on post-World War I politics in Mexico 

11

4

Positivism in Mexico, drafts and notes 

11

5

Published article "The Mexican revolt against positivism," 1949, with clippings related to study of philosophy in Mexico 

11

6

Student book report by Elan Warren on the Book Historie de la literature Mexicana by Carlos Gonzalez Pena, with instructor's revision and comments, 1962 

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Student book report by Mary Ellen Danley on the book Mexico by Atonio Caso, for the course Philosophy 103, 1946 June 

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Papers and manuscripts 

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"A moral agenda for ethical theory," final draft 

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"A moral agenda for ethical theory," first draft 

11

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"A moral agenda for ethical theory" 

11

11

"An essay on the sublime," n.d. 

11

12

"Chapter VI, Philosophy in New England: Logic" 

11

13

"Comment on Normative Politics and the Community of Nations, by Haskell Fain," draft by Abraham Edel 

11

14

"Deduction, induction, and problematic structure," with Abraham Edel's version, n.d. 

11

15

"Experience and legal reasoning," n.d. 

11

16

"George Santayana, 1863-1952," n.d. 

11

17

"Harm: the concept and the principle," presentation at AMINTAPHIL, 8th plenary conference, 1981 April 

11

18

"Human nature in ethical theory" 

Drafts, n.d. 

11

19

Paper presented in the centennial symposium on Dewey at New York University meeting of the Middle Atlantic States Philosophy of Education Society, 1959 

11

20

"Induction and social validation," for the Colloquium on Validation of New forms of Social Organization, 1967 Sept. 

11

21

"Integrity as a virtue," n.d. 

11

22

"Models without muddles," comments made at the AMINTAPHIL, 1988 

11

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"Naïve empiricism," n.d. 

11

24

"Old principles and new pitfalls," review of "Affirmative action and the principle of equality" by Robert F. Sasseen, with correspondence, 1973-1977, and clippings 

11

25

"Outline - an inquiry concerning the principles of morals," [1985] 

11

26

"Ramblings of thoughts from [Jiddu] Krishnamurti's discussions," n.d. 

11

27

"Some functions of a functional view: an historical glance," a presentation by Flower and Edel for the World Congress on Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, 1973 

11

28

"The absolute emigrates to America," n.d. 

11

29

"The evolutionary controversy," n.d. 

11

30

"The influence of ancient philosophy in the United States, from the mid-19th century to the late 20th century," co-authored with Abraham Edel 

11

31

The practical as a philosophic conception 

"The practical as a philosophic conception and its bases in American thought," [1976] 

11

32

"The practical as a philosophic conception," n.d. 

11

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"The practical as a philosophical conception in American thought," draft, n.d. 

11

34

"The practical as a theoretical concern," with comments, 1978 

11

35

"The unity of knowledge and purpose in James' view of action" 

n.d. 

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36

with the paper "Action and value in the philosophy of William James," n.d. 

11

37

"Theory of inquiry" and study of Dewey and logic, drafts, n.d. 

11

38

"Toward a working conception of nationalism," n.d. 

11

39

"William James and the Associationists," 1967, with three other papers by Edel (Search for a moral philosophy), Alfred Schutz on stream of thought (1970), and an unknown author on "James's pragmatism" 

11

40

Applied Ethics: chapters 1, 2, 4 

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41

Articles, two, "The unity of knowledge and purpose in James' view of action," and "Comments on philosophy of science and educational theory," n.d. 

11

42

Book review of Helm, Bertrand P., Time and Reality in American Philosophy, for the International Studies in Philosophy, 1986 

11

43

Chapters, three, on Lawrence Kohlberg, etc. re emotivism and American pragmatic thought 

11

44

Comments on "Presumptive order and definition in ethics," n.d. 

11

45

Critique of Applied Ethics, earlier drafts, 1990 

11

46

Critique of Applied Ethics, Part I, "The growth of applied ethics, its structuring and its methods" and Part II "Critique and recommendations," draft 

11

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Essay by Edel in memory of biographer Leon Edel, n.d. 

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48

Essay on necessary truth and William James, with miscellaneous notes 

11

49

Experience with Martin Luther King 

11

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Five, four co-authored with Abraham Edel, 1973 

11

51

History of Philosophy in America, preface, introduction, etc. 

11

52

Introduction (to The Later Works of John Dewey, Volume 7, 1925 - 1953: 1932, Ethics), with material re the relations between Dewey and James Hayden Tufts, 1989 

11

53

Introduction and epilogue to A History of Philosophy in America by Flower and Murray Murphey 

11

54

Metaphysical background for value theory, etc., n.d. 

11

55

Paper (with no title page), a discussion with Mr. Murphy on ethics, n.d. 

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Pragmatism from Peirce to Quine 

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Presentations, two, by Flower and Edel, "Some functions of a functional view," 1973, and "Some pertinent methodological reflections" for AMINTAPHIL meeting on the U.S. Constitution, 1987 

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58

Review of "Judgment in History" by Tegjera, 1982, including Flower's comment notes, outline, and manuscripts of chapters 2, 4, and 6, 

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Reviews of John Rawls' works, with book review clippings 

12

2

Summary of Mind and the World Order, by Clarence Irving Lewis 

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3

The teleology of mind 

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4

Two papers: "Induction and social validation," 1967 Sept.; "A response to 'educational theory and inspiration,," n.d. 

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5

William James' study 

"Survey of James's psychology" and "Will: a theory of voluntary action," n.d. 

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6

"The emergence of accounts of purposive behavior," n.d. 

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Personal 

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A.C. Y.W.C.A Sr. Champion 1930 1st Place medal 1930 

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Atlantic City High School Tennis Singles '30 Hockey '29-'31 medal 1931 

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Avalon Property 1989 

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Avalon Property 1975, 1994 

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8

Avalon Property Business 1984-1998 

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9

Avalon Property Deed 1962-1985 

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10

Business correspondence and documents,1946-2000 

12

8

Condolence letters, 1995-1996 

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9

Death certificates, etc., 1995-2000 

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Diploma of Master in Liberal Arts, 1936, and Diploma of Philosophical Doctor, 1939 

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12

Estate Correspondence 1996-1997 

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11

Herbert W. Schneider Award 1995 March 2 

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12

Home insurance policies, 1969-1974 

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Household miscellaneous, n.d. 

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Marriage Certificate 1973 May 11 

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Miscellaneous Pins n.d. 

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Obituary and memorial, 1995 

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17

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Certificate 1985 July 1 

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14

Public School Athletic League of Atlantic City medal n.d. 

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15

Will 1995 

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Photographs 

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Portraits, including one marked as Mrs. Frank Flower 

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Snapshots and film strips 

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Unidentified n.d. 

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Publications 

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"Experience and Legal Reasoning" by Elizabeth Flower 1986 

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"Foundations of the Social Sciences" by Otto Neurath 1944 

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History of Philosophy in America by Flower and Murphey - galley proof 1977 

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20

Pennsylvania Undergraduate Philosophy Journal 1997 

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21

Present-Day Disagreements in Moral Philosophy in Aspects of Value 1959 

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"Skits - Poems - Riddles" by Louise W. Flaccus 1951 

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"The absolute immigrates to America: the St. Louis Hegelians," chapter eight from History of Philosophy in America, with drafts 

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"Truth, Fate and the Historians," by Abraham Edel, 1957 Feb. 

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"Values and Value Theory in 20th Century America: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Flower" 1988 

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"Words on moral worth," The Cultural Heritage of 20th Century Man, 1955 

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Words of Moral Worth in Philomathean Lecture Series 1955 

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25

Published articles and book chapters, fifteen pieces, 1952-1973 

12

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Reprints and papers, six pieces, by Flower and Edel, 1973-1995 

12

27

Two: "Norms and induction" and "Comments on philosophy of science and educational theory," 1969 

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Student papers 

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"An examination of the ethical theory of C. I. Lewis," by James S. Rogers, for the course Philosophy 301, 1973 

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"C. I. Lewis--conceptualistic pragmatism," with comments of the instructor [Flower?], n.d. 

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"Outline: A History of Philosophy in America, Vol. II," by George Stack, 1983 May 

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31

"Some interesting comparisons between Kuhn's philosophy of science and the psychology of thinking," by Rosemary Sanderson, 1971 

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32

"The nature of ethical statements," by Lawrence Foster, 1961 April 

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33

Book review by Bernice Goldstein of "La Filosofia en Bolivia" by Guillermo Francovich, n.d. 

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34

Dewey, 1959-1967 

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Doctoral (James L. Celarier) and master's final (Norman Melchert), n.d. 

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36

Honors paper by Eleanor Beshgetoor, 1948 

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On two books by Lewis - Mind and the World Order and Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation 

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Philosophy 120 C, "On recent attempts to make political science 'scientific'," by Ed Luria, 1962 May 10 

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Philosophy 201, paper by N. Scott Arnold, "Perception, pragmatism, and Berkeley," 1972 May 

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40

Philosophy 4, two papers by Peggy Deutsch, n.d. 

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Philosophy 507, "The rational imperatives" (re Lewis valuation), by Foster E. Tait, n.d. 

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42

Philosophy 607, Ethics, paper by Martha S. Hertzberg, n.d. 

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43

Philosophy 620, term paper "Factual judgment and value judgment," by Jiichiro Takeo, n.d. 

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Three, one by Doris L. Nicholas, 1954, one by Peggy Deutsch, n.d., and one by James Kelly, 1972 

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Two papers by Harvey A. Lape, 1976 

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Two, one by Mark Mendell, 1980 Aug., and the other by Jennie Uleman, 1990 Jan. 

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Audio tapes 

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Nineteen cassette tapes in one shoe box, contents unknown 

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Eighteen cassette tapes in one shoe-box, "Community, institution, individual" discussion, etc. 

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2

Eighteen cassette tapes in a shoe box, re Dewey, context, etc. 

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3

Nineteen cassette tapes in a shoe box, re social/individual, tools for applied ethics, etc., 1993 

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4

Thirty-seven cassette tapes in a flat Hollinger box, [1991-1993] 

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5

Eighteen in a shoe box, re PARSS [Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools], etc. 

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Eighteen cassette tapes and five mini tapes in a shoe box, contents unknown 

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2

Seventeen cassette tapes in a red cardboard box, with content notes inside 

14

3

Twenty-five 3" reel tapes in a shoebox, contents unknown 

14

4

Six 5" reel tapes, Five 3" reel tapes, and six 2" reel tapes in a shoebox, some tapes with notes on packages 

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Fifteen cassette tapes in a double-drawer wood box, consisting of three sections: 1. Festschrift; 2. "87" tapes of applied ethics, etc.; 3."green" labeled tapes, with content notes 

15

2

Eleven cassette tapes in a plastic box, numbered from 1 to 11, with some marked "Croydon," some unmarked 

15

3

Nine cassette tapes in a blue zipped cloth box, some recorded with "Barry" [Finbarr W. O'Connor], [1991], with a slip of notes 

15

4

Nineteen cassette tapes in a shoebox, some related to the study of [Thomas] Hobbes, some re [Bertrand] Russell, "Decision," etc. 

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Thirty-nine cassette tapes in a flat Hollinger box, re "Croydon", "Context", "Discovery and innovation," etc., [1988] 

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