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Modes : handouts, exams, etc.

File pertains to two courses taught by Gilbert, Modes of Normative Reasoning (AK/MR 176B) and Modes of Reasoning (AS/MR 171), in 1975-1976. Records in this file are course outlines and syllabi, examinations, course handouts and study questions, as...

Buck Brown

File pertains to Gilbert's written response, "Bucking Back: A Reply to Posner", to an article written by Judith Posner, entitled "Dirty Old Women: Buck Brown's Cartoon" and published in the "Canadian Review of So...

Miscellany

File consists of assorted items including poems, a note, University of Toronto memoranda re: examinations, an invitation to an event for new York University faculty, notes, published articles, and correspondence.

Research ass't

File pertains to Gilbert's search for a research assistant in 1976 and consists of letters, resumes and CVs.

Argument, advanced

File pertains to a course taught by Gilbert, "Advanced Argument". Records in this file are a course outline, lecture notes and a magazine article.

Technique of arg. & persuasive speaking

File pertains to a course taught by Gilbert, "The Technique of Argument and Persuasive Speaking", at the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto. Records in this file are handouts, course outlines, notes and corresponde...

Science, method of

File pertains to a course taught by Gilbert, Introduction to Scientific Method (Phil 211). Records in this file are a newspaper clipping, a course outline and syllabus, study questions, and examinations.

Examinations : non-logic

File consists of examinations for Gilbert's courses, The Philosophy of Bertrand Russell (PHL 232H) in summer 1975 and Probability and Inductive Logic (PHL 251Y) in summer 1974.

Ethics, intro

File pertains to a course taught by Gilbert, PHL 200S. Records in this file are lecture notes and an examination.

Philosophy department : Toronto

File pertains to Gilbert's position as a visiting professor in University of Toronto's Department of Philosophy between 1973 and 1975. Records in this file are correspondence and forms.

Hobbes

File pertains to a short paper by Gilbert entitled "Hobbes' Notion of War", submitted for publication to the "Journal of the History of Philosophy". Records in this file are two copies of the paper and related correspondence.

Math, phil. of : intro course

File pertains to a University of Toronto course taught by Gilbert, Science and Philosophy (PH 292S). Records in the file are a course outline, lecture notes, term paper information, and examinations.

Russell, intro to

File pertains to a University of Toronto philosophy course (PHL232) taught by Gilbert, The Philosophy of Bertrand Russell, in summer 1975. Records in this file are lecture notes, a course outline, a letter, examinations from previous years of the ...

Possible worlds : 1009x

File pertains to a University of Toronto graduate philosophy course (1009x) taught by Gilbert, Special Topics: Modality, Counterfactuals, and Possible Worlds. Records in this file are lecture notes, a course description and a class list.

Probability & inductive logic : 251Y

File pertains to a University of Toronto philosophy course (PHL251Y) taught by Gilbert, Probability and Inductive Logic. Records in this file are lecture notes, a course outline, and an examination.

Student papers and notes

Series consists of Gilbert’s papers and notes from undergraduate courses taken at the City University of New York (Hunter College) and from his graduate studies at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and the University of Waterloo. ...

Thesis : letters, receipts, etc.

File consists of correspondence exchanged between Gilbert and Jim Van Evra of the University of Waterloo regarding Gilbert's PhD thesis, as well as Van Evra's notes on the thesis and Gilbert's thesis proposal.

Thesis proposal

Item is Gilbert's proposal for his PhD thesis, entitled "A Formal Analysis of Relevance", submitted to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo.

Letters to parents

File consists of two letters written by Gilbert and his wife, Ruth, offering his parents suggestions for a trip to Europe.

Metaphysics

File pertains to a graduate course taken by Gilbert at the University of Waterloo. Records in this file are Gilbert's notes and papers.

Abst. alg.

File consists of Gilbert's handwritten notes and class assignments for this course on abstract algebra.

Berkeley

File consists of handwritten notes and two student papers written by Gilbert entitled "An explication and defense of Van Iten's interpretation of Berkeley" and "Berkeley: Ontology or Epistemology".

Identity

File consists of Gilbert's handwritten notes for an undergraduate course.

Ethics & theory of value

File pertains to an undergraduate course taken by Gilbert on the general theory of value. Records in this file are handwritten notes and papers by Gilbert.

Epistemology

File consists of handwritten notes and a draft student paper by Gilbert entitled "An Attempted Clarification of Analyticity".

Locke

File consists of Gilbert's notes and papers for an undergraduate course on Locke and Berkeley.

Quine, W.V.O.

File pertains to an undergraduate seminar on epistemology taken by Gilbert. Records in this file are his notes and papers written about W.V.O. Quine.

Epistemology - perception

File pertains to an undergraduate course on analytic philosophy taken by Gilbert. Records in this file are handwritten notes, handouts, and two papers by Gilbert entitled "Malcolm and Chisholm" and "Malcolm on Certainty".

Logic

File pertains to a course taken by Gilbert entitled "Introduction to Logic". Records in this file are Gilbert's notes, a test and a quiz.

"Telos" letters

File consists of copies of letters written by Alison Jagger, Paul Piccone, Severin Schurger and Gilbert pertaining to the launch of journal "Telos" at SUNY Buffalo.

College essays

File consists of Gilbert's undergraduate philosophy papers, written while a student at the City University of New York, Hunter College.

Plato

File pertains to a undergraduate course taken by Gilbert on Plato and Aristotle and includes his notes, a bibliography, a test and an essay.

Russell

File pertains to an undergraduate course taken by Gilbert entitled "Philosophy of Bertrand Russell". Records in this file are Gilbert's notes and a paper entitled "The Dispute Between Russell and Strawson".

Asian philosophy : 314

File pertains to a course taken by Gilbert entitled "Philosophy of Asia and Africa". Records in this file are course handouts, an examination paper, notes, and a paper by Gilbert entitled "The Nyaya-Vaisesika System: A Survey".

Marx, Karl & the Marxists

File pertains to an undergraduate course taken by Gilbert entitled "International Marxism and the Communist Orbit". Records in this file include a course syllabus, notes and papers by Gilbert.

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