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Records of the Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology
    Records of the Department of Molecular Biology
        Faculty of Science

The School of Epistemics

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Da 57 ICMB 1/1/1



Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

University of Edinburgh | School of Epistemics | 1969-1985 | university department | Edinburgh (Scotland)

Biographical History

Biographical History

Created in 1969, the School of Epistemics was part of the Faculty of Science and had the aim of bringing those together who had 'a common concern with the nature of knowledge and understanding and the means whereby knowledge and understanding may be achieved'. In 1985 it achived the status of being a department within the Faculty of Science and was renamed the Centre for Cognitive Science (CCS).

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The School of Epistemics consists of:

  • minutes, agendas and correspondence of the steering committee (1973-1975)
  • records relating to the Interdisciplinary Theoretical Science Group (1970)
  • records relating to the Mathematics Unit (1968-1971)



Businesses and Organisations

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