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Aldrich, Virgil C.

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ABSTRACT The Virgil C. Aldrich Papers (1928-1997) contain correspondence, journals, notebooks, writings, essays, and articles. Aldrich (1903-1998) was born on 13 September 1903 in Narsinghpur, India. He studied at Oxford College and the Sorbonne before receiving his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley in 1931. Aldrich taught philosophy at Rice University, Columbia University, Kenyon College, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was the director of the American Studies Institute in Kyoto, Japan, as well as president of the American Philosophical Association (APA) and the American Society for Aesthetics. Most of the collection contains manuscripts and copies of articles that Aldrich wrote. He retired in 1973 and moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he became an adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Utah. He died on 28 May 1998.; Boxes 1-21 were donated by Don Garrett in October 1998 (11.25 lin. ft.). Box 22 was donated by Don Gustafson in April 2004 (.5 lin. ft.).; Correspondence and Journals; Viola Cordova, Correspondence; Correspondence; Journal; Travel Journal; Virgil C. Aldrich, Manuscripts of Text; "General Theory of Meaning and Truth," Manuscript Excerpt; Handbook for Philosophers of Science, Manuscript and Outlines; The Informal Logic of the Employment of Expressions, Manuscript; Virgil C. Aldrich, Philosophy of Art; Virgil C. Aldrich, Picture Thinking: Philosophical Essays; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "A"; "The Adventures of P and Q"; "Aesthetic Perception and Objectivity"; "Aftermath Series"; "Analytic: A Posteriori"; "An Aspect Theory of the Mind"; "An Iceberg and Two Pictures of Language"; The Architecture of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Review; "Are There Vague Sense-Data?"; "A Rose Has No Teeth"; "Art and the Human Form"; "At First Sight"; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "B-D"; "Back to Aesthetic Experience"; "Barbara"; "Behavior, Simulating and Nonsimulating"; "Being in Touch With"; "Believing and Burning"; "Beyond Ethics?"; "Bittersweet"; "The Body of a Person," Manuscript and Excerpts; "Can Representations Be Identical with Anything?"; "Categories and Spinoza's Attributes"; "Chess Not Without the Queen"; "The Cognitive Role of Action"; "Colors as Universals"; The Concept of Memory, Reviews; "Cultural Viscosity--A Brief Meditation"; "Dennett on Description and Expression"; "De Rerum Natura"; "DesCartes' [Descartes's] Method of Doubt"; "Description and Expression: Physicalism Restricted"; "Design, Composition, and Symbol"; "Devi's Revenge"; "Devils--Red, White, and Black: An Open Letter to Mr. Malcolm X"; "The Dialectic Implicit in Ordinary Language"; "Discussions"; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "D-L"; "Does Seeing Have Intentional Objects?"; "Do Linguistics Acts Make Me Tired?"; "The Dream Argument for Philosophical Skepticism"; "Education for Aesthetic Vision"; "'Expresses' and 'Expressive'"; "Expression by Enactment"; "External Idealism"; "Facts, Things, and What We Simply See"; "Farewell"; "The Field of Action"; "Finis"; "Form in the Visual Arts"; "Friendly Wilderness"; "Freud, Ordinary Language, and the Language of Poetry"; "Hamlet and Tragedy"; "The High and the Holy"; "Illocutionary Space"; The Image in Form, Review; The Image, Knowledge on Life, and Society, Reviews; "Image-Mongering and Image-Management"; "Images as Things and Things as Imaged"; "Individuation"; "The Informal Logic of the Employment of Expressions"; "Is an After-Image a Sense-Datum?"; "It's Better with Your Shoes Off"; "Jesus or Plato?"; "Job and J. B."; "John Dewey's Use of Language"; Kant's Principle of Personality, Reviews; "Kripke's Account of the Argument against Private Language"; "Kripke on Wittgenstein on Regulation"; L'Absolill de F. H. Bradley; "The Language of Art"; "The Language of Religion"; "Language and Philosophy"; "The Last Word on Being Red and Blue All Over"; "The Liar Paradox with Trimmings"; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "L-P"; "Linguistic Mysticism"; "Logically Necessary A Posteriori Propositions"; "Making Something of Something"; "Man as the Symbolizing Animal"; "McGregor on Dickie's Institutionalized Aesthetic"; "A Meditation on the New Theory and Practice of Mediation"; "To Members of the APA"; "Mention and 'Use' as Applied to Nonlinguistic Actions"; "Messrs. Schlick and Ayer on Immortality"; "The Middle, the End, and the New Beginning"; "Mirrors, Pictures, Words, Perceptions"; "Mothersill and Gombrich on the Language of Art"; "Mr. Quine on Meaning, Naming, and Purporting to Name"; "Musings of a Modern Vagabond"; "My Biggest Scare"; "My Century," Excerpt; "My Life in Pieces"; "My Philosophical Turnings," Excerpt; The Nature of Aesthetic Value, Excerpt; "New Aesthetics"; "Nonnumerical Counting"; "Notes from Nowhere"; "Nothing-In-Itself"; "Objective Sense Data"; "On Seeing Bodily Movements as Actions"; "On the Nature of Things"; "On Persons as Things"; "On Seeing What is Not There," Manuscript, Excerpt, and Notes; "On What it is Like to be a Man"; "The Origin of the Apriori"; "The Outsider"; "Past Evidence"; "Persons as Natural Works of Art"; "Persons, Dressed and Undressed"; "Philosophical Aphorisms"; "Philosophical 'Ins' and 'Outs'"; "Philosophical Remarks"; Philosophical Inquiry, Review; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "P-R"; "The Philosophy of American Patriotism"; "Photographing a Fact?"; "Pictorial Meaning, Picture Thinking, and Wittgenstein's Theory of Aspects"; "Pictures and Persons--An Analogy"; "Picture Space"; "Picturing, Seeing and the Time-Lag Argument"; "The Pineal Gland Updated"; "The Place of a Representation"; "Plank's Where is Science Going"; "Point of View"; Preface to a Philosophy of Meaning; "Professor Petrie on Seeing and Seeing-As"; "Raw Feels, Animals, Robots, and People"; "Reflections on Ayer's Concept of a Person"; "Rejoinder to Davis"; "Relativism, Rorty, and Reality"; "Rorty's Circumvention of Derrida"; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "S-T"; "Skepticism and Ideology"; "The Scientific Abuse of Imagination"; "Seeing, Knowing, and Believing: A Study of the Language of Visual Perception"; Seeing and Knowing, Review; "Seeing a Whole of Parts," Textual Addendum; "Self-Consciousness"; "Sight and Light"; "The Simply and the Literally Given in Experience"; "Simply Seeing Something"; "Sita"; "Something Really Unheard Of"; "Space and Spaces"; "Speaking the Same Language"; "Spontaneous Writing"; "Standard of Length"; "Story, History, and Highstory"; "Symbolism and Similarity"; "A Sympathetic Suggestion for Feminists"; "Symposium: Are Religious Dogmas Cognitive and Meaningful?"; "Taking Casual Theory of Perception Seriously"; "The Teacher's Station and Its Duties"; "Telling, Acknowledging, and Asserting"; "Theory and the Integrity of Experience"; Virgil C. Aldrich, Publications, "T-Y"; "Things, Material Things, Bodies, and Physical Objects"; "Too Obvious for Words"; "Tragedy West and East"; "Two or Three Thoughts on 'Use of an Expression'"; "Visual Metaphor"; "Visuelle Metapher"; "Visual Noticing without Believing"; "What Appears?"; "What It Is Like To Be Me"; "What Made Me Philosophical"; "What's New and Important in Recent Philosophy of Art"; "What We See With"; A Whiteheadian Aesthetic, Review; "Wittgenstein: In Memoriam"; "Word-Portraiture"; "You"; Virgil C. Aldrich, Various Writings; Articles and Notes; Essays and Notes; Ideas for Stories, Plays, and Poems; Poems and Short Stories; Speech; Various Textual Excerpts; Various Writings; Notebooks; Notes and Notebooks; Faculty and Student Essays; Rueben Abel, Essay; Peter Appleby, Essay; Lynne Rudder Baker, Essays; Margaret P. Battin, Essay; Donald W. Benson, "Nagel's Interpretation of Death as Evil"; Gerald Biesinger, Essay; F. Farnum Brown, Essays; Jeffrey Combs, "On Death Not as a Limit"; "Death and the Personal Perspective"; Kamet Ericson, Textual Excerpts; Penny A. Freppon, "Children's Concepts of the Nature and Purpose of Reading in Different Instructional Settings"; Marie Frinquegnon, Essays; Ann Gebhart, "Coming into Being and Passing Away: Can Chisholm Help?"; Shirlee Geiger, Essays; Don Gustafason, Essays; Pat Hanna, Essays; Jean G. Harrell, "Method in Aesthetics"; Bernard Harrison, Essays; Faculty and Student Essays; Pui Kwan Ho, "The Mental and the Physical"; Lauri Hobbs, Essay; Ric Holt, "The Criteria for Self-Identity"; Brooke Hopkins, Essays; Robert Howell, "Seeing As"; Kelly Dean Jolley, "Walden: Philosophy and Knowledge of Human Kind"; Hiroshi Kawano, "Folk Aesthetics on Computer Metaphor"; Joseph F. Kellener, "Physicomania: Remarks on Its Etiology, Diagnosis, and Cure"; Justin Leiber, "On What Sort of Speech Act Wittgenstein's Investigations Is and Why It Matters"; Alan Mendelson, "On Publishing the Letters of a Holocaust Surivivor"; Alan Miller, "The Behaviorist Entailment Implicit in Goodman"; Manfred Moritz and Harold Ofstad, Essays; Carolyn Norris, "Edifying Philosophy: Liberation through the Apprehension of the Nature of the Self: Reflections on the Thought of Kierkegaard and Marx"; Shirley Pedler, "Beyond Traditional Philosophy"; Richard Rorty, "Pragmatism, Davidson, and Truth"; Clarence B. Sheffield, Jr., A Critical Study of Alois Riegl's Spatromische Kunstindustrie; Bill Steinquist, "Towards a New Theory of Resemblance"; Preston Steiff, "The Logic of Talk about Personal Survival"; Fred Tabor, "Essence, Relativism, and Wittgenstein"; Patricia Tibolla, "On the Relationship between a Person and His Body"; Zeno Vendler, "On What We Know"; Jim Wheelwright, Essays; Nick White, Essays; Paul Ziff, "What Is Said"; Articles and Publications; "Afterword (Submitted to Social Text)"; "Alfred, Lord Tennyson"; "Art in the Circle of Life"; R. F. Atkinson, "Explanation in History"; Bruce Aune, "Cans and Ifs: An Exchange"; J. L. Austin, "Ifs and Cans"; "Austin and Examples"; Kurt Baier, "What is Value? An Analysis of the Concept"; Monroe C. Beardsley, "The Aesthetic Point of View"; "Beardsley on 'Expression'"; J. S. Bell, "Bertlmann's Socks and the Nature of Reality"; Stephan Bodian, "Simple in Means, Rich in Ends: A Conversation with Arne Naess"; Brains in a Vat, Excerpt; "Casual Schema Which Explains the Onset of Emotion"; "Dworkin's Theory of Law: Law as an Essentially Contested Concept"; "The Explicator"; Hans J. Eysenck, "New Ways in Psychotherapy"; Feminist Philosophy and Socially Situated Knowledge, Essays and Articles; "The Field of Philosophy"; Sandra Harding, "Feminist Justificatory Strategies"; "Getting a Living"; "God Is Dead," Notes; D. W. Gotshalk, "C. I. Lewis on Esthetic Experience and Esthetic Value"; Bernard Harrison, "Forster and Moore"; Bernard Harrison, "Rigidity and Description: A Reply to Ryckman"; Mary Hesse, "Probability as the Logic of Science"; Kishimoto Hideo, "The Stolen Years"; Terence Horgan, "From Supervienience to Superdupervenience: Meeting the Demands of a Material World"; Robin Horton, "African Traditional Thought and Western Science"; Don Howard, "Holism, Separability, and the Metaphysical Implications of the Bell Experiments"; "The Independence of Expressive and Nonexpressive Properties of Artworks"; International Newsletter of Aesthetics; "Introduction: From Form to Differance," Textual Excerpt; Jon P. Jarrett, "Bell's Theorem: A Guide to the Implications"; The Journal of Philosophy; "The Justification of Deduction (1973)"; Evelyn Fox Keller, "Feminism and Science"; David Keyt, "Plato's Paradox that the Immutable is Unknowable"; Geneviere Lloyd, "The Man of Reason"; D. M. Mackinnon, "Death"; F. David Martin, "Naming Paintings"; B. K. Matilal, "Gangesa on the Concept of Property (Kevalanvayin)"; Colin McGinn, "Truth and Use"; Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Bibliography and Textual Excerpts; Articles and Publications; Patricia Y. Miller, Martha R. Fowlkes, "Social and Behavioral Constructions of Female Sexuality"; Mind: A Quarterly Review of Philosophy; "The Monist"; Henry Moore, Articles on Sculptures; Jeffrie G. Murphy, "Rationality and the Fear of Death"; Winfield E. Nagley, "Kierkegaard's Irony in the 'Diapsalmata'"; Alan Nelson, "How Could Scientific Facts Be Socially Constructed?"; "New Directions in Health Care"; Brian O'Shaughnessy, "Processes"; Philosophia: Philosophy Quarterly of Israel; Philosophical Investigations, Journal; Philosophy of Art Aesthetics, Journal Articles; "The Philosophy of John Muir"; H. Putnam, "Brains and Behavior"; "A Puzzle about Designation"; "The Reality of the Past (1969)"; D. A. Rees, "Some Problems of Universalisation"; Richard Rorty, "Deconstruction and Circumvention"; Richard Rorty, "Holism, Intrinsicality, and the Ambition of Transcendence"; "To Save the Phenomena," Textual Excerpt; R. B. Schiffer, "The Concept of Death: Tradition and Alternative"; John R. Searle, "Assertations and Aberrations"; J. M. Shorter, "Personal Identity, Personal Relationships, and Criteria"; "Singing the World, Language and Perception"; Hans Sluga, "Frege on Meaning"; Alan Sokal, "A Physicist Experiments with Cultural Studies"; Alan Sokal, "Transgressing the Boundaries"; Henry Staten, "Wittgenstein's Boundaries"; Henry Staten, "Wittgenstein's Descriptive Project"; L. W. Sumner, "A Matter of Life and Death"; Elizabeth Telfer, "Friendship"; Mary Turner, Kenneth J. Kurt, Skills to Care for the Elderly, the Chronically Ill, and the Dying, Correspondence and Manuscript Excerpt; "Uncaged"; "Unnecessary Afternote for Philosophers Only"; Steven Weinberg, "Sokal's Hoax"; Orson W. White, "The One Way Street"; Peter Winch, "Can a Good Man be Harmed?"; John Wisdom, "Gods"; Joseph S. Wu, "Western Philosophy and the Search for Chinese Wisdom"; General Materials; Virgil C. Aldrich, Biographical Information; American Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting Materials; The Concept of Expression, Course Materials; Kenyon College, Faculty Materials; The Logic of Talk about Being Alive and Being Dead, Course Materials; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), East West Workshop Materials; Philosophy of Art, Course Materials; Relativism and Rationality, Course Materials; Syllabus, Philosophy 685; Untitled Manuscript; Oversize Materials; Virgil C. Aldrich, "The Language of Religion"; Articles and Reviews; Kenyon Collegian; Christopher Speeth, "A Short Essay on Bamboo"; Writings by Virgil C. Aldrich; "The Body of A Person"; "Experience and Expression"; "My Century"; This box contains the manuscript and revisions.; This box contains manuscripts, excerpts and drafts.; This folder also includes an essay by Jay Rosenberg entitled "Aldrich on the Analytic: A Posteriori."; This box contains Virgil C. Aldrich's notebooks containing lecture notes and writing notes.; This box contains Virgil C. Aldrich's notebooks containing various writings and notes on the seminar on Maurice Merleau-Ponty.; This box contains untitled and unclassified manuscript text and excerpts.

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