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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1926-1927-431

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ANNUAL REPORT XX111 The total number of students in the department exclusive of students in Theology taking Philosophical subjects was 19 including who were taking the new course for the degree of Sc These consisted of Post-graduate students in Arts including one working for the degree of Ph under the supervision of the Dean of King's College on thesis in the Philosophy of Religion Post-graduate students in Natural Science attending Seminar on the Theory of Knowledge students working for the Pass degree taking the History of Philosophy as subject in Honours Psychology Intermediate Logic students day and evening Intermediate Ethics student External and taking Ethics in the course for the Diploma in Journalism There were in addition Inter-collegiate students for this course It may be noted that no inconsiderable number of persons attend the Public Lectures given in the Department with sufficient regularity to be regarded as essentially students if only occasional or partial Public lectures were delivered during the first two terms In the Michaelmas Term six lectures were given by Professor Wildon Can- on Bergson's Philosophy in Relation to Past Systems and Present Problems and five by Miss Oakeley and Mr Michael Kaye on The Philosophy of the Absolute in English Thought In the Lent Term course of six lectures on Philosophy and Religion was given in co-operation with the Theological Department the lecturers being the Dean Miss Evelyn Underhill Professor de Burgh of Reading University College Dr Edwyn Bevan and Miss Oakeley As new development there may be mentioned the need arising for the provision of some philosophical teaching for candidates for the degree of Sc in the History and Methods of Science Miss Oakeley was re-elected Chairman of the University Board of Philosophical Studies for the year 1925 and during the absence of Professor Wildon Carr in the United States she will be acting as Head of the Department in his place Department of Psychology -There were altogether 116 students in attendance in the Department during the session of whom 12 were reading for First Degrees or for the Academic Diploma while were doing Post-graduate work During the session courses in general and experimental Psychology and in Mental Hygiene were further organised to meet the needs of students preparing for the Academic Diploma in Psychology recently instituted by the University and Inter-collegiate work was also rearranged with the same object The lectures previously given on Psychotherapy were omitted from the course on Psychopathology and lectures on Abnormal Psychology substituted for them In connection with the course on the Physiology of the Special Senses and Central Nervous System provided by the Department of Physiology for students in Psychology special course of ten lectures on the Senses from more specifically psychological standpoint was provided
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