James Harmon Hoose Library of Philosophy, USC

Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller

Ralph Tyler Flewelling Reading Room.

According to Dr. Ross Scimeca, Librarian at the Hoose Library of Philosophy: "A whole novel could be written about F.C.S. Schiller. See the article on him in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He was a British personalist and adhered to a psychologist theory of logic (contrary to Frege and Bertrand Russell). He was also a wit, he published an issue of Mind around 1901 that was pure satire. After his retirement he sent his last years in the ancient town of Taxco, Mexico. I have read some of his letters to Flewelling from this period. They are most interesting. I would love to have known him."


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