Denis Paul Archive

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and documents created by Denis Paul. Denis Paul was an author and philosopher with a strong interest in Wittgenstein. He corresponded with many individuals regarding this interest, notably with the author Iris Murdoch amongst others. The collection contains correspondence to Denis Paul, and documents written by Denis Paul in the course of his life time including philosophy texts; and drafts for books, poems and television programmes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Denis Paul was an author and philosopher with a strong interest in the philosopher Wittgenstein, on who he wrote and number of articles and books, and contributed to websites which represented the philosopher's work. Paul was given the job of editing and compiling Wittgenstein's last work after the philosopher's death. He corresponded with many individuals regarding philosophy, including the author Iris Murdoch to whom he wrote for many years, and members of the Tolkien family.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Many items in the collection can not be copied from due to their physical condition or copyright law. Please send all copying enquiries to the Archive at archives@kingston.ac.uk

Custodial History

Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the National Libraries