Collection: MS 1793: British Society for the Philosophy of Science Archive

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Title: British Society for the Philosophy of Science Archive

Level: Collection 

Classmark: MS 1793

Date: 1974-2001

Size and medium: 16 boxes and 1 envelope

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/33783 

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Description

Archive of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science This archive was organised and catalogued by Peter Vickers of the University of Leeds. The material was collected by Steven French, past President of the Society and was received from Tony Dale, former Treasurer of the BSPS, Donald Gillies, past President of the BSPS and former Editor of the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Robin Hendry, former Secretary of the BSPS, and Greg Hunt, former Editor of the BJPS. It has been grouped according to who it was received from, as indicated on the spreadsheet. The preparation of the archive was supported by funding from the British Society for the Philosophy of Science. French and Vickers would like to thank Rachel Cooper, Secretary of the BSPS, Alice Drewery, Treasurer of the BSPS, Liza Giffen, University of Leeds Library Archivist and the Committee of the BSPS for all their help and support. The British Society for the Philosophy of Science would also like to thank the Leeds University Library for agreeing to host the archive.

Administrative or biographical history

Founded in 1988, the purpose of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science is to study the logic, methods and philosphy of science, as well as those of the various special sciences, including the social sciences.

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