Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

William Dennes: Philosophy and the University since 1915

Interviewee(s):
Dennes, William
Interviewer(s):
Ariff, Joann
Title:
William Dennes: Philosophy and the University since 1915
Abstract:
Boyhood memories of a California pioneering family; Ph.D. from Oxford, 1923; UC Berkeley in the 1920s: philosophy department, neopositivist movement, faculty; the budget committee; the loyalty oath; assistant directorship of the Los Alamos project, 1943: problems of organization and secrecy, Robert Oppenheimer; graduate deanship. Appended letter to Stephen C. Pepper, September 18, 1923, on the Berkeley fire.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1967
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10331442
Rights:
Dennes, William. "William Dennes: Philosophy and the University since 1915." Interview by Joann Ariff in 1967. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1970.