Papers of Dr. Nelly Renée Demé (fl. 1960-1980)

Scope and Content

This thesis material consists of 5 bound volumes. They are: a first volume, entitled La chasse au sceptique; a second entitled Methode sceptique et methode transcendentale; a third Methode sceptique et methode experimentale; a fourth being Appendice; and, a fifth volume of circa 230 pages. In the first volume, thanks are offered to Dr. G. E. Davie and Professor W. H. Walsh and the whole of the Dept. of Philosophy, Edinburgh University, and to Dr. Elizabeth Anderson of the Department of French.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. Nelly Renée Demé is deceased. Her Ph.D. thesis was entitled La methode sceptique dans la philosophie de Hume.

Access Information

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance

Acquisition Information

Material deposited by John Llewelyn on behalf of George Elder Davie, accessioned 12 August 2004, with Accession no. E2004.15


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The ring bound thesis is worn and torn in part, staining on bound parts, some covers torn. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.