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Finding Aid to the Donald Davidson Papers, 1935-2003, bulk 1955-2003
BANC MSS 2005/167  
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Description
The Donald Davidson Papers, 1935-2003, consist of the correspondence, course notes, writings, professional and administrative records, and research files of Donald Davidson, a world-renowned philosopher who served as a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley from 1981-2003.
Background
Donald Herbert Davidson, born in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 6, 1917, held the position of Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley from 1981-2003. Working primarily in the fields of ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of language, he is widely regarded as one of the most profound and influential American philosophers of his generation. A prolific writer and lecturer, Davidson published over 35 articles and essay compilations in his lifetime. He also contributed to the profession through his editorial stewardship of at least 12 premier academic journals.
Extent
Number of containers: 15 cartons and 5 boxes Linear feet: 20.75
Restrictions
Copyright has been assigned to The Bancroft Library. Materials in these collections are protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) and may not be used without permission of The Bancroft Library. Use may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, privacy and publicity rights, licensing terms, and trademarks. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.