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Series VII. Undergraduate Notebooks and Commentaries

Scope and Content Notes:

Series VII contains F. Ramsey's early undergraduate notebooks and essays, unpublished papers for the Cambridge Discussion Society, drafts of important later essays, and material addressing Wittgenstein's Theory of Identity. This series also consists of the unpublished papers presented to the Cambridge Conversation Society (Apostles) including papers on ethical topics, economics, socialism, civilization and happiness, the philosophical problem of induction, and the philosophical and psychological views of John Stuart Mill. Notebooks contained in this series are Ramsey's class notes for classes he took from G.E. Moore on metaphysics, from Bertrand Russell on mathematical philosophy, from J.M. Keynes on probability theory, and from A.N. Whitehead on principles of natural knowledge. There is also a photocopy of an item from the King's College Archives.

Box 7
Folder 1 Early Notebooks
Folder 2 Early Essays
Folder 3 Douglas Proposal
Folder 4 Weyl
Folder 5 Peirce's Monist Article (1906)
Folder 6 Unpublished Papers for the Cambridge Discussion Society
Folder 7 Wittgenstein's Theory of Identity
Folder 8 Essay on Progress.
Folder 9 Nature of Truth, Read to the Apostles April 29th, 1922. (Photocopy)