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Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science records

Identifier: ua00137

Scope and Content

The collection contains budget and expense reports, workshop and conference papers, and audio recordings.


  • Creation: 1980s


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This collection is not processed. Contents are minimally described and require further review to determine suitability for research use. Email for more information. Do not make travel arrangements or plans to visit Andersen Library without making prior arrangements with University Archives staff.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Historical Note

The Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science (MCPS) was established in 1953 by Herbert Feigl, professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota, as the first center for philosophy of science in the United States. MCPS holds workshops, conferences, lecture series and courses in the fields of the philosophies of physics, mathematics, biomedical science, mind, psychology and cognitive science. MCPS is also responsible for the editing and publishing (via the University Press) of the Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science series.


12 Cubic Feet (9 boxes; 2 audio trays)


Collection contains the records of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Minnesota.

Related Materials

Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science series located in University of Minnesota Archives print collection and throughout the University Libraries system. Consult the University of Minnesota's library catalogfor holding information.

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Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science Records, 1980s
Karen Spilman
May 2005
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