File: Chair of Philosophy (Ritchie)

Scope and Content

Papers concerning appointments to chairs in philosophy. The file is divided into two sections: the appointment of A.D. Ritchie as professor of philosophy in 1937, and papers relating to the decision to appoint a second professor of philosophy, specialising in political philosophy, between 1947-1949; in the event, no appointment was made to this latter post.

Former reference: 83

Related Material

See also VCA/7/227 and VCA/7/506-8 for other appointments to chairs. VCA/7/324 deals with the administration of the department of philosophy during this period.