University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Austin Duncan-Jones

Scope and Content

Correspondence with philosophers regarding the establishment of the journal, Analysis , 1930s-1940s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Austin Ernest Duncan-Jones (1908-1967), son of the Very Reverend A. S. Duncan-Jones, Dean of Chichester. Married Elsie Elizabeth Phare Educated Caius College, Cambridge. Appointed as Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy in 1934 at the University of Birmingham becoming Professor of Philosophy in 1951. He was Editor of Analysis 1933-48; President of Mind Association, 1952; President of the Aristotelian Society, 1960-61. Publications included Butler's Moral Philosophy , 1952 and articles in philosophical journals ; University of Birmingham archives

Reference: Deposit file.

Who was Who Vol VI 1961-1970 ( Adam & Charles Black, London, 1972 ).

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Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in 1974 by Duncan-Jones' widow.

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