Canterbury University College Calendar, 1957

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Canterbury University College Calendar, 1957

Description

The Calendar of the Canterbury University College for the year 1957. The pages 10 and 11 of the Calendar list the college academic staff in 1957 by departments. In the department of Philosophy (p.10), Professor is Arthur N. Prior, M.A. (NZ), appointed in 1952, lecturer is J.M. Shorter M.A. (Oxon) and junior lecturer is J.C. Thornton, M.A.(NZ). The syllabus of courses in philosophy is given on page 96. Philosophy 1 included the topic of logic and scientific method, and among the required textbooks were Whitehead's Introduction to mathematics and Joseph's Introduction to logic. Philosophy II covered logic and ethics, and among the textbooks for logic was again Bochenski's Precis de logique mathematique. Philosophy III included the topic of history of philosophy, while the honours course included advanced logic, for which works by Frege we among the recommended reading, as well as the philosophy of nature, space and time etc., recommending for reading Ryle's Concept of mind.

Creator

Canterbury University College

Source

MB.LG 741 .W4 .U58.1957

Date

02/1957

Rights

Copyright University of Canterbury. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

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UC005-26

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Language

en

Identifier

UC025

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5 printed pages

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Citation

Canterbury University College, “Canterbury University College Calendar, 1957,” Popper and Prior in New Zealand, accessed January 18, 2019, http://popper-prior.nz/items/show/313.