Histories and Addresses of Philosophical Societies preserves the presidential and other major addresses of philosophical societies. The intellectual and biographical contexts of the documents are provided so that the volumes contribute to the vitality and continuity of thought as well as to its history.
Histories and Addresses of Philosophical Societies is a special series in the
Value Inquiry Book Series.
Histories and Addresses of Philosophical Societies is co-sponsored by the Conference of Philosophical Societies.
Founding Editor Richard T. Hull, Professor Emeritus,
Department of Philosophy, State University of New York at Buffalo
"Editions Rodopi and the
Value Inquiry Book Series are doing the philosophical community a great boon by encouraging the leaders of the various philosophical societies to gather and publish their histories before those histories begin to pass away. Hull ... is by anyone's standards doing yeoman's work for the profession…
Histories and Addresses of Philosophical Societies is, as Hull states ‘saving from obscurity and loss the elements of much philosophy done in the post-modern era’ (xi-xii)." in:
Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Vol. 19, No. 1 (2005)