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Lectures and notes, 1933-1940

Dep. Collingwood 15
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  1. (Dep. Collingwood 15/1) 'The Philosophy of History [1932]' - lecture. 12 leaves.
  2. (Dep. Collingwood 15/2) 'History as the understanding of the present'- notes on Oakeshott's Experience and Its Modes (1933), n.d., (c. 1934). 1 leaf.
  3. (Dep. Collingwood 15/3) 'Lectures on the Philosophy of History... containing I: History of the Idea of History in England, Germany, France, and Italy since about 1870. II: Metaphysical Epilegomena to the course. Written April, 1936'. Incomplete. A note by Collingwood on fol. 1 says that the Introductory Lecture was written Jan.-Mar. 1936. The lectures are very fragmentary and possibly not all part of the same series. Fol. 24 bears the date 14 June 1940 and an inserted fragment (fol. 23a) is written on the back of a letter to Collingwood from Paul Jacobsthal, Christ Church, 13 Mar. 1940. Fol. i is a note from T.M. Knox, editor of The Idea of History, concerning the manuscript. vi + 33 leaves.


  • Creation: 1933-1940


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Collingwood 15


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