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Schiller (Ferdinand Canning Scott) Papers
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A collection of professional material for the German-British philosopher and author Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller.
Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864-1937) was a German-British philosopher whose major interests were in the areas of metaphysics, logical theory, epistemology, philosophy of science and ethics. Schiller was an early supporter of Evolution and a founding member of the English Eugenics Society. Between the years 1893 and 1897 Schiller was an instructor at Cornell University. He became a fellow and tutor of Corpus Christi, Oxford University in 1897 and was a visiting professor at the University of Southern California from 1929 to 1937. He died after a lingering illness in Los Angeles, California, in August 1937.
20.55 Linear Feet (17 boxes)
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