- 2001-2013 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
3,700 digital files (681 MB)
Name of creator
Records in this series were received on two USB flash drives from Ian Hacking.
The USB flash drives have been forensically imaged for preservation and access purposes. Access copies of the files contained on the discs were created. There may be some overlap and duplication of files with the textual records in the other series. An inventory of files is available.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Series consists of drafts of Hacking’s writings, book reviews, lectures given, lecture notes and slides, and correspondence. In particular, there are drafts, research notes and proofs for his book Why is there philosophy of mathematics at all? (Cambridge University Press, 2014), and unpublished projects Tradition of Natural Kinds and “Making Up People”; research notes on the topic of autism; and files related to his 2009 Holberg International Memorial Prize.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Use of the original media is restricted. Please email the Digital Records Archivists to arrange to view access copies of the files on the computer terminal in the reading room.