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ANNUAL REPORT xxi its valuable library of some 500 volumes is now housed there on permanent loan During the summer complete collaboration was established with Slavonic scholars in America and the Slavonic Review will hencefor- ward have three American Contributing Editors Our first American student has taken the Diploma in Czecho-slovak in the School Department of Philosophy -The most interesting event of the session in this Department was the course of Advanced Lectures arranged by the University and delivered at King's College in March 1924 by Professor Hans Driesch of Leipzig the subject being The Possibility of Metaphysic The last occasion on which Professor Driesch lectured at the College was in 1913 when his course was in the Department of Zoology His audience this year included distinguished zoologists as well as philosophers Courses of Public Lectures were given by Professor Wildon Carr in the Michaelmas and the Lent Terms and by Miss Oakeley in the Michaelmas Term The number of Honours students in the Department must continue to be small so long as the posts open to graduates in Philosophy remain so few The number of candidates for higher degrees how- ever seems likely to increase The institution of the Ph Degree gives scope to some students whose chief interest is in Philosophy but who with view to obtaining teaching positions find it necessary to qualify first in some other subject Department of Psychology -The Inter-collegiate work for Honours students organised in 1922-23 continued to give satisfaction New sessional courses on Mental Hygiene and the Psychology of Teaching and Learning planned to meet the requirements of students reading for the Academic Diploma in Psychology were added to those already given in the department and Seminar in connection with the Advanced General Course was held throughout the session Co-operation between the Department and the Department of Education was further secured and students preparing for the Diploma in Education attended the lectures and demonstrations of the course on the Psychology of Teaching and Learning Two lectures were given by the Reader to members of the University Extension Summer School one on Character and Personality and the other on The Psychology of Will and Emotion Some of the results of two researches carried out in the Laboratory were communicated to the British Psychological Society There were altogether 99 students receiving instruction in the Depart- ment including 18 theological and 30 occasional students Of these 11 were reading for Honours and for Pass degree There were Post-graduate students engaged in research of them with view to higher degrees Two students of the Department obtained Honours
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