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Series II. Academic and Professional Activities, 1932-1971

Scope and Content Notes:

The Academic and Professional Activities series is arranged into five subseries that reflect Feigl's participation in professional organizations and his overall professional activities. Included are a range of documents such as correspondence, programs, pamplets, financial records, meeting minutes, teaching materials, and newspaper articles. The correspondence in the subseries of the Institute for the Unity of Science relates activities and internal proceedings from 1939 to 1971. The subseries on Professional Organizations comprises programs, pamplets, and addresses from the the various professional organizations Feigl was associated with, including the American Association for Advancement of Science, the American Philosophical Association, and a pamplet concerning the Guggenheim Fellowships.The documents in the Teaching subseries range from outlines, course information, bibliographies, and student papers from 1941 to 1971. Finally, materials related to the University of Minnesota's Center for Philosophy of Science contain activity reports, meeting minutes for the department, project proposals, summaries of meetings, correspondence, and newspaper articles about the Center.

Subseries 1. Institute for the Unity of Science, 1939-1971

Folder 11 Institute for the Unity of Science I., 1947-1966
Folder 12 Institute for the Unity of Science II., 1965-1967
Folder 13 Institute for the Unity of Science III., 1968-1971
Folder 14 Institute for the Unity of Science IV., 1966-1969
Folder 15 Institute for the Unity of Science V., 1939-1970

Subseries 2. Professional Organizations, 1932-1970

Folder 16 American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1943-1970

Reel 2
Folder 17 American Philosophical Association, 1932-1970
Folder 18 Institute of Twentieth Century Studies
Folder 19 International Congress for the Philosophy of Science, 1935-1953
Folder 20 International Forum, 1961
Folder 21 International Union of History and Philosophy of Science, 1968
Folder 22 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1947
Folder 23 Philosophy of Science Association, 1970

Subseries 3. Teaching, 1941-1971

Folder 24 Bibliographies, 1953-1959
Folder 25 Course on Aristotle (Fr. McMullin), 1965-1966
Folder 26 Course on History and Philosophy of Physics (Dr. Feyerabend)
Folder 27 Course on the Mind-Body Problem, 1953
Folder 28 Course on Philosophy of Language (Root), 1971
Folder 29 Course on the Philosophy of Psychology, 1955, 1958
Folder 30 Course on the Philosophy of Science, 1963
Folder 31 Notes for Freshman English Course Lecture, 1956-1959
Folder 32 Outlines, Notes, Etc., 1941-1970
Folder 33 Student Papers, 1952, 1968
Folder 34 Student Papers -- M.A. Thesis
Folder 35 Student Papers (Fr. McMullin), 1965

Subseries 4. University of Minnesota: Center for Philosophy of Science, 1951-1968

Folder 36 Activities Report, 1956-1957
Folder 37 Advisory Committee, 1953-1958
Folder 38 Applicants for Assistantships, 1960-1968
Folder 39 Hill Foundation, 1957, 1960
Folder 40 Materials Sent to the University of Pittsburgh, 1952-1960
Folder 41 Meetings, 1953-1955
Folder 42 Meetings, 1956-1966
Folder 43 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1954-1956
Folder 44 News Service, 1953-1962

Reel 3
Folder 45 Notes on Setting up the Center, 1951-1965
Folder 46 Report on Summer Conference, 1957

Subseries 5. University of Minnesota General, 1940-1971

Folder 47 General, 1940-1971
Folder 48 Department of Philosophy, 1964, 1968