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John Herman Randall papers, 1911-1977

Series IV: Manuscripts

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Many articles and essays also appeared as chapters in several of Randall's books

Box 10 The Aesthetic Attitude Toward Life

Box 10 Are Religious Dogmas Cognitive and Meaningful?


Box 10 t.ms. (original)

Box 10 t.ms. (carbon)

Box 10 revisions, Front matter and miscellaneous typescripts

Box 10 related material

Box 10 reviews

Box 10 The Art of Language and the Linguistic Situation. . .(Matchette Lecture, Wesleys)

Box 11 Arthur Lovejoy and the History of Ideas

Box 11 Autobiography, 196O

The Career of Philosophy:

Box 11 Volume I. t.ms. (Books 1-3, copy l)

Box 11 Volume I. t.ms. (Books 1-3, copy 2)

Box 12 Volume I. t.ms. (Book 4)

Box 12 Volume I. t.ms. (Book 4, copy 2)

Box 12 Reviews and Related Material

Box 13 Volume II. t.ms. (Book 5)-2 folders

Box 13 Volume II. t.ms. (Book 6)

Box 14 Volume II. t.ms. (Book 6)

Box 14 Volume II. t.ms. (Book 6) Reviews and Related Material

Box 14 Volume III. Projected Chapters

Box 14 Volume III. Related Material

Box 15 Volume III. T.ms.-2 folders

Box 16 Volume III-proofs

Box 16 Cassirer's Theory of History (1949)

Box 16 Churches and the Liberal Tradition (1948)

Box 16 College Essays-English and German (with several notes by Carl Van Doren)

Box 17 College Essays-Philosophy

Box 17 The Cultural Functions of Philosophy (Matchette Lecture)

Box 17 Dean Woodbridge (1940)

Box 17 Deism

Box 17 The Department of Philosophy (1954 see also "The Faculty…")

Box 17 The Development of Scientific Method in the School of Padua, 1940

Box 17 Dualism in Metaphysics and Practical Philosophy

Box 17 An Empirical and Naturalistic Theory of Signs, Signification Universals and Symbols

Box 17 Empirical Pluralism and Unifications of Nature (1945)

Box 17 Essays in Intellectual History

Box 17 The Ethical Challenge of a Pluralistic Society (1959 ?)

Box 18 F. H. Bradley and the Working-out of Absolute Idealism (1967)

Box 18 The Faculty of Philosophy (1954 see also "The Department. . .")

Box 18 Frank Tannenbaum: American Social Philosopher

Box 18 Freedom and Leadership in Teaching (1935)

Box 18 George Santayana: Naturalizing the Imagination (1953)

Box 18 Hellenistic Ways of Deliverance-2 folders

Box 18 History and the Social Sciences (1949)

Box 18 How Philosophy Uses its Past (1963)

Box 18 Humanist Symposium (1959 Corliss Lamont, ed.)

Box 18 The Idea of Pluralism (1958)

Box 18 The Impact of the War on the American Mind (ca. 1946 outline), ca. 1946

Box 18 Intellectual Choice

Box 18 Journal-Italy, I926. a.ms. and t.ms

The Making of the Modern Mind:

Box 19 t.ms. revisions, 1940

Box 19 reviews and printed material

Box 19 The Meaning of Human History (1950)

Box 19 The Meaning of Religion for Man

Box 19 Memorials (John J. Coss, John Dewey, F.J.E.Woodbridge)

Box 19 Metaphysics and Language (1967)

Box 19 Naturalistic Humanism, 1953

Box 19 Nature and Historical Experience-t.ms.

Nature and Historical Experience:

Box 20 t.ms. (final)

Box 20 related material

Box 20 reviews and printed material

Box 20 The Nature of Metaphysics 1956 and 1946, 1956, 1946

Box 20 NeoKantian Social Philosophy. . .(1919 Masters Thesis)

Box 20 On Being Rejected (1953 ?)

Box 20 On Understanding the History of Philosophy (1938 ?)

Box 20 Our Changing Civilization (1929)

Box 20 Padua Lectures (1940-1967)

Box 20 Paul Oskar Kristeller (1969)

Box 20 Personal Liberty and Social Control in an Industrial Age

Box 21 Philosophy and Religion (for Great Ideas Today, 1963)

Box 21 The Place of Leonardo da Vinci...(1953)

Box 21 Plato: Dramatist of the Life of Reason (1968-1969)

Box 21 Plato and the Revolutionary Spirit

Box 21 Poems

Box 21 Qualities, Qualification and the Aesthetic Transaction (1953 1956)

Box 21 Religio Mathematici: The Geometrical World of Malebranche

Box 21 Religion and the Modern World

Box 21 Religious Consequences of Newton's Thought, 1966-1967

Box 21 Reviews and Related Items

Box 21 The Role of Knowledge in Western Religion-t.ms. C19553 (Oberlin Lectures)

The Role of Knowledge, in Western Religion:

Box 22 t.ms. (revised, ca. 1958)

Box 22 t.ms. (final)

Box 22 related material (1958-1959)

Box 22 The Role of Science in Modern Life

Box 22 The School of Padua and the Emergence of Modern Science

Box 22 Schleiermacher: His Message for Today (1917 Senior College Essay)

Box 22 Spinoza and Current Problems-lecture, 2 December 1958 Jewish Theological Seminar, December 1958

Box 22 Substance as a Cooperation of Process (1943 1956)

Box 23 Talking and Looking (1956)

Box 23 Theory of History: (1939-Philosophical Club)

Box 23 Toward a Functional Naturalism

Box 23 The Twelfth International Congress of Philosophy (Italy, 1958)

Box 23 Unifying Factors in the Development of Modern Ideas (1940 Univ. of Pennsylvania.)

Box 23 What is the Temper of Humanism? (l970)

Box 23 What the Philosophy of History Is…

Box 23 Why There is No Such Thing as History

Box 23 The World to be Unified (1954)

Box 23 The Wrong and the Bad, 1954

Box 23 Miscellaneous

Notes-Grade School and High School:

Box 23 Algebra and Trigonometry

Box 23 Biology

Box 23 Chemistry

Box 23 English

Box 24 Geometry

Box 24 German

Box 24 History and Civics

Box 24 Latin

Box 24 Physics

Box 24 Science

Box 24 Miscellaneous

Notes -- Undergraduate and Graduate:

Box 25 English

Box 25 History

Box 25 Philosophy

Box 25 Mixed Topics

Box 26 General notes (3 folders; cards)

Manuscripts by Others:

Box 27 General

Box 27 Kristeller, Paul O.

Box 27 Tillich, Paul

Box 27 About or Citing J.H. Randall, Jr

Box 27 J.H.Randall, Jr.-Festschrift