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Collection Level Description: Papers of H.H. Joachim

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 272-8, d. 1133-50
Title: Papers of H.H. Joachim
Dates of Creation: 1900-34
Extent: 25 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Harold Henry Joachim (1868-1938) was Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Lectures and notebooks of H.H. Joachim, including material relating to Aristotle, Plato, metaphysics, logic, Kant, Descartes and Epicurus.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1942 and 1979.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45238-46.

Access Points

Lectures and lecturing




Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher

Descartes | Rene | 1596-1650 | French mathematician, scientist, and philosopher

Epicurus | 341-270 BC | Greek philosopher

Joachim | Harold Henry | 1868-1938 | Philosopher

Kant | Immanuel | 1724-1804 | German philosopher

Plato | ? 428-? 348 BC | Greek philosopher

University of Oxford

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