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University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services Ian Hacking fonds Subseries
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Reviews

Sub-series consists of reprints of reviews written by Dr. Hacking. The subject of the reviews focus largely on the philosophy of science, logic, and objectivity.

Publishing agreements and correspondence

Sub-series consists of records documenting communications and agreements with publishers of Dr. Hacking’s various publications. Records include contracts, memorandum, correspondence, and royalty statements.

Manuscripts and drafts

Sub-series consists of manuscripts and drafts of Dr. Hacking’s writing. Records span Dr. Hacking’s career and reflection on topics that include natural kinds, categorization, logic, reasoning, and the philosophy of mathematics. Sub-series includes multiple chapters from the unpublished book Tradition of Natural Kinds and Why is there philosophy of mathematics at all? (2013). Some files include correspondence, which is indicated in the file title within square brackets.

Reviews of I. Hacking's publications

Sub-series consists of records collected by Dr. Hacking and his publishers which review his own publications. Material is predominantly press clippings, with some reprints and correspondence. If correspondence is included in a file it is noted in the file title within square brackets.

Articles

Sub-series consists of reprints of articles written by Dr. Hacking. Records span his early career to the 2000’s and cover topics including statistics, logic, categorization, natural kinds, psychological trauma and disease.