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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Herbert Wallace Schneider and John P. Diggins
RLIN number: NXCP87-A138
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background and education; psychological testing for Army Medical Corps; teaching at Columbia from 1919: Contemporary Civilization course, philosophy curriculum; impressions of George Santayana, John Dewey, other philosophers; UNESCO: Southeast Asian tour, publications; American Philosophical Association representative to France, 1950; lectures on political philosophy, analytical ontology; first director, Blaisdell Institute; HISTORY OF AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY; pragmatism and American philosophy.
Extent: Transcript: 246 leaves, Tape: 7 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Diggins, John P.
Speaker gender: Male
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Myers, Constance
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY; United Nations. Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Columbia University, New York, NY; Educators; Intellectual life--United States; North America; Philosophers; Philosophy; United Nations. Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Diggins, John P.; Pragmatism; Schneider, Herbert Wallace, 1892-1984; Teaching
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017248-16873