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Correspondence between R.G. Collingwood and Gilbert Ryle


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Correspondence between R.G. Collingwood and Gilbert Ryle, concerning Ryle's article in Mind, 40, no. 174 (April 1935), 137-51, on Collingwood's Essay on the philosophical method (Oxford, 1933); with a typescript copy of the correspondence.


  • 1935


2 shelfmarks (0.22 linear metres)

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  • English

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MSS. Eng. lett. d. 194, d. 194*

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9886

Biographical / Historical

Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943) was a philosopher and historian. Gilbert Ryle (1900-1976) was a philosopher. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The correspondence was given to the Library by Gilbert Ryle in 1962.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943) (Dep. Collingwood 1-32) and Photocopies of R.G. Collingwood Papers (MSS. Facs. c. 141-9).
Correspondence between R.G. Collingwood and Gilbert Ryle
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