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WILKINS, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)

K/PP178/12/1-26: Philosophy, spirituality and non-traditional approaches to science, 1932-2001

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This section reflects Wilkins’ interest in the place of science within the greater context of human thought and belief, and the scientist’s moral obligations towards humanity. Some files relate to the worldwide growing concern in the 1970s with the long term sustainability of global energy resources, and an increasing demand for renewable alternatives.


K/PP178/12/1

1932-1985

Papers of M H F Wilkins: copy articles by Niels Bohr, and related papers

Photocopy articles by physicist Niels Bohr, including: ‘Light and life’, 1932; ‘Biology and atomic physics’, 1937; ‘Natural philosophy and human cultures’, 1938; ‘On the notions of causality and complementarity’, 1948; ‘Open letter to the United Nations, June 9th 1950’; ‘Unity of knowledge’, 1954; ‘The unity of human knowledge’, 1960. Also related photocopied extracts from published works and manuscript notes by Wilkins on complementarity and on the work of Niels Bohr. Original file title ‘Bohr’

1 file


K/PP178/12/2

1939, 1979, 1989-1991

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers concerning the relationship between science and religion

Notes and background information concerning the relationship between science and religion, including: copy article by George Birkhoff, ‘Intuition, reason and faith in science’, published in Nature, 14 Jan 1939; copy of Burning issues: Christian social thought in a future perspective, No 25, Jan 1979, including texts of papers given at a Jun 1977 World Council of Churches Colloquium on ‘The ideological and theological debate about science’; manuscript notes by Wilkins on ‘Science as a religious activity’, 1990. Original file title ‘Science and religion’

1 file


K/PP178/12/3

1966, 1985-1989

Papers of M H F Wilkins: notes for talks on science, morality and religion

Typescript and manuscript notes for talks by Wilkins: ‘Science and spirituality’, given at King’s College London, 1985; ‘Role of scientists in preventing an arms race in outer space’, given to a meeting of the World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW), 1985; ‘International Physics Olympiad’, given at Harrow School, 1986; ‘Weapons research and the intrinsic morality of science’, given to the WFSW, 1986; ‘Einstein’s call for a new manner of thinking’, 1987; ‘An extension of Bernal’s thinking to meet our needs today’, 1988, ‘Religion and genetic engineering’, Apr 1989, and ‘Science and quality of life’, no date. Also: article by Ivan Malek, ‘World order and the responsibility of scientists: a functional as opposed to an institutional approach’, offprint from Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, No 2, Vol 95, 1966; article by R J Berry, ‘The theology of DNA’, offprint from Anvil: An Anglican Evangelical Journal for Theology and Mission, Vol 4 No 7, 1987; draft article by Andrew Linzey, ‘Slavery: human and animal. A theological critique of genetic engineering’, 1988. Original file title ‘Genetic engineering and religion’

1 file


K/PP178/12/4

1969

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Photocopy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, How I believe, translated by Rene Hague (Harper & Row, New York, 1969). Pamphlets relating to the Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Association ofGreat Britain andIreland, founded to promote understanding of the work of scientist and theologian Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955)

1 file


K/PP178/12/5

1969-1992

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the conference of the International Union of Elementologists

Correspondence, speeches, publications, typescript draft articles and off-prints relating to the 1983 and 1984 conferences of the International Union of Elementologists, ‘Elements in health and disease’, held in Delhiand Karachi. Files include: typescript texts of Wilkins’ speech at the 1983 conference, ‘Medicine, molecular biology and the future of humanity’; articles on the effect of trace minerals on human health, the autumn 1984 issue of Medical Times: Journal of the Society for the Promotion of Eastern Medicine, booklet, ‘A glimpse of the scientific personality of Hakeem Abdul Hameed’

3 files


K/PP178/12/6

1970-1971

Papers of M H F Wilkins: transcript of unpublished interviews conducted for Playboy magazine

Typed transcript of interviews on what the future holds for humankind (presented as a single document, 159pp), conducted for Playboy magazine by science fiction writer Frederick Pohl with: science fiction writer Arthur C Clarke; astrophysicist Freeman Dyson; rocket propulsion engineer Krafft Ehricke; Theodore Gordon, Director of The Institute for the Future; astronomer Allen Hynek; cognitive scientist Jerome (‘Jerry’) Lettvin; psychologist James McConnell; cognitive scientist Marvin Minsky; transistor pioneer John Pierce; Maurice Wilkins. Also introductory article by Pohl, ‘Candid conversation: eleven scientists look at tomorrow’, outlining the achievements of the interviewees and his methodology, and related correspondence between Wilkins and Pohl, concerning Wilkins’ initial reluctance, his fee, and Playboy’s decision not to publish the interview. Original file title ‘Playboy’

1 file


K/PP178/12/7

1970-1977

Papers of M H F Wilkins: articles on science and philosophy

Published and draft articles by other authors on science and philosophy, with related notes and correspondence, including: photocopy manuscript article by Jerry Ravetz, ‘Harmony’, 1970; typescript draft article by Nick Marshall, ‘Science, art and rational creativity’, c 1972; photocopy article by Charles Frankel, ‘The nature and sources of irrationalism’, published in Science, Jun 1973; typescript draft article by F R Jeavons, ‘A dragon or a pussy cat? Two views of human knowledge’, Jan 1975, subsequently published in CIBA Symposium 36: the future as an academic discipline; photocopy article by Conrad Waddington, ‘The practical consequences of metaphysical beliefs on a biologist’s work: an autobiographical note’, from Waddington’s Towards a theoretical biology (Cornell University Press, 1975). Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2057

1 file


K/PP178/12/8

1971

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft UNESCO report by Peter Harper and Jan Fjellander, ‘Soft technology: a proposal for alternatives under conditions of crisis’

Typescript draft report by Peter Harper and Jan Fjellander, ‘Soft technology: a proposal for alternatives under conditions of crisis’, written for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), on the need to develop sustainable industries in order to avoid environmental catastrophe. Also manuscript notes on the draft, by Wilkins. Original file title, ‘Harper’

1 file


K/PP178/12/9

1971-2001

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to intermediate technology in the developing world

Newsletters and related papers concerning the use of intermediate technologies, chiefly in the developing world, including newsletters and reports produced by the Intermediate Technology Development Group Ltd, 1971-1975, ‘Boiling Point’, on stove design, Mar 1983, ‘Intermediate technology news’, Sep 1981. Also notes and correspondence relating to a planned conference, ‘The loss of meaning in man and society’, 1985

1 file


K/PP178/12/10

1972-1976

Papers of M H F Wilkins: publications relating to alternative technologies

Off print articles and publications, chiefly produced by The New Alchemy Group, aUSecological research centre, on topics including solar power, wind farms, fish farming and methane digesters

1 file


K/PP178/12/11

1972-1975

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the work of Graham Caine

Papers, including correspondence, notes, funding applications, plans, diagrams and press cuttings relating to the work of ecological architect Graham Caine, particularly the design and construction of his experimental ‘eco house’, Eltham, south London. Original file title ‘Graham Caine’. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2055

1 file


K/PP178/12/12

1972-1981

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the work of Farooq Hussain, chiefly in marine mammal communication, defence, and history of science

Papers, including correspondence, applications, draft texts and published articles, relating to the work of Farooq Hussain, including correspondence and research proposals relating to research into dolphin and whale communication; draft article by Hussain, ‘How vulnerable is the Polaris submarine?’, 1973; correspondence relating to a planned biography of Linus Pauling by Hussain; draft article by Hussain, ‘The scientist and defence’, 1975; text of talk by Hussain, ‘Scientific politics and defence policy’, Department of War Studies, King’s College London, 1976. Original file title ‘Hussain’. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2076

1 file


K/PP178/12/13

1974

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft text of Fritjof Capra’s book, The tao of physics

Typescript text of Fritjof Capra, The tao of physics: an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern philosophy, subsequently published by Shambhala Publications, Berkeley, USA, 1975. Also covering letter to Wilkins from Capra, Jun 1974, quoting Buddhist philosopher Lama Anagarika Govinda on the importance of logic

1 file


K/PP178/12/14

1974-1975

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to preparations for testing telekinetic abilities

Correspondence between Wilkins and John Gerald Taylor, Professor of Mathematics, King’s College London, chiefly relating to the preparation of a test set of metal rods in sealed glass tubes, designed by James Randi and created by the Instrument Development Section, Department of Biophysics, King’s College London, to test Uri Gellar’s claim to be able to bend metal by thought alone, with photographs and detailed description of the test items. Also draft article byTaylor, ‘On the Geller effect’, Jun 1974. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2055

1 file


K/PP178/12/15

1975-1980

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to science and social ethics

Papers, chiefly correspondence between Wilkins and Jerome Raymond (‘Jerry’) Ravetz, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Leeds University, relating to social ethics and science, including: correspondence between Wilkins’ and Peter Cadogan, Secretary, South Place Ethical Society, 1975, concerning a forthcoming talk by Wilkins; notes on a talk by Ravetz on the demystification of science; copy letters from Wilkins to Ravetz, 1976, commenting on Horace Freeland Judson’s and Robert Olby’s research on the history of DNA; booklet, ‘Superstar technologies’, on the problems of monitoring innovative technology companies, published 1976 by the Council for Science and Society, for which Ravetz was Executive Secretary. Original file title ‘Ravetz’

1 file


K/PP178/12/16

1976-1978

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the International Solar Energy Society

Papers relating to the International Solar Energy Society, including details of conferences and symposia; copy of ISES News, the International Solar Energy Society, no 17, Sep 1976. Also background information on solar energy and solar panels, including an article by Amory B Lovins, ‘Soft energy technologies’, published in Annual Review of Energy, 1978

1 file


K/PP178/12/17

1976, 1979

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to International Conferences on the Unity of the Sciences

Correspondence and meeting papers relating to International Conferences on the Unity of the Sciences, including Wilkins’ refusal to attend, due to the funding of the Conference by the Unification Church. Original file title ‘ICUS’

1 file


K/PP178/12/18

1976-1981

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to Fumihiko Satofuka’s research on alternative technologies

Articles on non-traditional energy sources by Dr Fumihiko Satofuka, Sagami Women’s University, Japan, and correspondence relating to Satofuka’s research visit to King’s College London, Apr-Sep 1977, to study alternative sciences and technologies

1 file


K/PP178/12/19

1978-1981

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the Threshold Foundation

Reports, correspondence and related papers concerning the Threshold Foundation, established in 1978 to promote research in alternative approaches to science and medicine. File includes: first and second annual reports for the Threshold Foundation, 1978-1980; copy of draft memorandum from Amadou-Mahtar M’Bow, Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to selected Nobel Prize winners including Wilkins, 21 Feb 1980; typescript text of lecture, ‘The coming cultural revolution’, by James George, Director of the Threshold Foundation; newsletter concerning the Threshold Foundation’s campaign to save the whales, 24 Aug 1979; letters from Harold Wicks of the Threshold Foundation Bureau to Wilkins concerning the establishment for a research council for complementary medicine and related draft proposal reports; Aug-Nov 1981

1 file


K/PP178/12/20

1978-1980

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the Threshold Award for innovative scientific research

Papers relating to the Threshold Award, an annual prize given by the Threshold Foundation (Wilkins was a member of the selection committee, 1980), for work contributing towards an integrated approach to science and improved understanding of the universe. File includes: correspondence between Wilkins and Ravi Ravindra, Award Director of the Threshold Foundation, concerning nominees for the Threshold Award, 1979 and 1980; list of Threshold Foundation members of the advisory council; copy letter from Antoinetta Lilly of the Human Dolphin Foundation, to Ravi Ravindra, nominating John C Lilly for the Threshold Award for his research in human/dolphin communication, 16 Jan 1980; correspondence between Wilkins, Ravindra and others concerning Wilkins’ support for the nomination of Dr David Bohm as a candidate for the Threshold Award, 1980, and related manuscript research notes; undated letter from Professor Pat Wall, Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University College London, to Wilkins, commenting on the work of Dr Robert O Becker, nominee for the Threshold Award, 1980; correspondence between Wilkins and Ravindra concerning Wilkins’ role on the selection committee for the Threshold Award, 1980. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2060

1 file


K/PP178/12/21

1982-1996

Papers of M H F Wilkins: notes for lecture on ‘Science and religion’

Manuscript notes on ‘Science and religion’ for a conference, ‘Synthesis of science and religion’, organised by ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) Hungary, Budapest, 1996, Also related earlier notes, ‘Science and spirituality’, 1984, and other background information, including photocopies (possibly prepared as handouts) of a chapter, ‘The religion of science’ from Scott Peck, The road less travelled (Simon & Schuster, New York, 1978). Original file title ‘Budapest 1996’

1 file


K/PP178/12/22

1985

Papers of M H F Wilkins: text of a lecture by Wilkins, ‘Science and spirituality’

Typescript drafts of a lecture by Wilkins, ‘Science and spirituality’, given at the Sathya Sai Symposium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 1985, with related notes. Also correspondence relating to Wilkins’ attendance

1 file


K/PP178/12/23

1985-1998

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the Yoga Biomedical Trust

Correspondence, meeting papers, newsletters, circulars, press cuttings and publications relating to the Yoga Biomedical Trust, on whose advisory council Wilkins served. Also correspondence between Wilkins and Robin Monro, Director of the Trust (and co-founder with Wilkins, of the King’s College London course, ‘The social impact of the biosciences’). Original file title ‘Yoga’

2 files


K/PP178/12/24

1989

Papers of M H F Wilkins: report by Mike Cooley, ‘European competitiveness in the 21st century: integration of work, culture and technology’

Report by Mike Cooley, ‘European competitiveness in the 21st century: integration of work, culture and technology’, published by Forecasting and Assessment in Science and Technology (FAST)

1 file


K/PP178/12/25

2000-2001

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the British Photovoltaic Association

Newsletters, 2000-2001, and membership list for the British Photovoltaic Association, theUKtrade association for the solar energy industry

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/1-23 Papers, 1965-1999, relating to the writings of quantum physicist and philosopher David Joseph Bohm (1917-1992)


K/PP178/12/26/1

1965-1986

Papers of M H F Wilkins: articles by and about David Bohm

Published and draft articles by and about quantum physicist and philosopher David Bohm, including; ‘Space, time and the quantum theory understood in terms of discrete structural process’, published in Proceedings of the International Conference on Elementary Particles, 1965; ‘On creativity’, published in Leonardo, 1968 (2 copies); ‘The physicist and the mystic – is a dialogue possible?’, published in ReVision, 1981; typescript article, ‘An interview with David Bohm’, 25 Jun 1986; draft undated article, ‘On self deception in the individual, in groups, and in society as a whole’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/2

1969-1973

Papers of M H F Wilkins: lectures and articles by David Bohm

Texts of lectures and articles by David Bohm: ‘Hidden variable theories as a step towards a new language structure for physics’, reprint from Contemporary Physics, 1969; ‘Science as perception-communication’, given at the Illinois Symposium on Philosophy of Science, Mar 1969; ‘Quantum theory as an indication of a new order in physics. A. The development of new orders as shown through the history of physics’, published in Foundations of Physics, vol 1 no 4, 1971; ‘The problem and the paradox’, by David Bohm, published in the Krishnamurti Foundation Trust Bulletin, spring 1972; ‘Quantum theory as an indication of a new order in physics. B. Implicate and explicate order in physical law’, published inFoundations of Physics, vol 3 no 2, Jun 1973

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/3

1972-1993

Papers of M H F Wilkins: correspondence about David Bohm

Correspondence about quantum physicist and philosopher David Bohm, including brief reference to his nomination to the Royal Society, 1972, his personal archive, and his biography

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/4

1974-1990

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft and published articles by David Bohm

Draft and published articles by David Bohm, including: typescript booklet, ‘The relationship of science to the teachings of J. Krishnamurti’, summarising discussions between Bohm, David Shainberg and Wilkins, Brockwood Park, autumn 1978; ‘Nonlocality in quantum theory understood in terms of Einstein’s nonlinear field approach’, by Bohm and B H Hiley, offprint from Foundation of Physics, 1981; typescript draft, ‘A new theory of the relationship between mind and matter’, subsequently published in Philosophical Psychology, 1990; undated typescript transcript of a discussion session on ‘The nature of inquiry and dialogue’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/5

1974-1983

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to Brockwood Park Krishnamurti Educational Centre

Correspondence, notes and background information relating to Brockwood Park Krishnamurti Educational Centre, founded to promote the holistic educational ideas of philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti, friend and collaborator of David Bohm . File includes manuscript notes on discussions, meeting papers and correspondence with teachers at the Centre. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2063. Original file title ‘Brockwood’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/6

1976-1978

Papers of M H F Wilkins: notes on talks by David Bohm

Manuscript notes by Wilkins on talks given by quantum physicist David Bohm on topics including communication, religion, myth and conditioning.

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/7

1980

Papers of M H F Wilkins: articles by David Bohm

Published and draft articles by quantum physicist and philosopher David Bohm: Bohm and John Welwood, ‘Issues in physics, psychology and metaphysics: a conversation’, published in Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 1980; typescript draft article and subsequent offprint, ‘A plot for a science fiction fable’, 1980, published in Teacher’s College Record, 1981; typescript undated draft article by Bohm, ‘On insight and its relationship to science, education and values’; draft chapter, ‘The enfolding-unfolding universe and consciousness’, published in Bohm, Wholeness and the implicate order (Routledge and Keegan Paul, London, 1980). Also Sunday Times article on Bohm, 27 Jul 1980

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/8

1980-1982

Papers of M H F Wilkins: texts of talks given by David Bohm

Typescript texts of talks given by David Bohm: ‘Insight, knowledge, science and human values’, 1980; ‘A series of talks given at SyracuseUniversity, September 1982: 1: The implicate order: a new approach to the nature of reality. 2: Insight, imagination, reason and the nature of knowledge. 3: Consciousness, the limits of knowledge – and what may lie beyond’, with programme for the series, Sep-Oct 1982; ‘The post-modern physics and the post-modern world’ no date; ‘Insight into measure, in the East and in the West’, no date. Also photocopy chapter by Bohm and Basil Hiley, ‘Einstein and non-locality in the quantum theory’, published in Einstein: the first hundred years, edited by Maurice Goldsmith (Elsevier, 1980)

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/9

1981, 1990-1996

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers compiled by Wilkins for a conference to commemorate theoretical physicist David Bohm

Papers compiled by Wilkins in connection with a conference, Edinburgh, 1996, to commemorate the life and work of David Bohm, including: brief manuscript notes by Wilkins on Bohm, 1981; photocopy lecture by Bohm, ‘Science and spirituality: the need for a change in Culture’, given at the Fetzer Institute, USA, 1990; draft typescript text of obituary for Bohm, written for the Royal Society by Basil Hiley, 1992, with manuscript annotations by Wilkins; conference programme, ‘The reach of the imagination: an exploration of the work and influence of David Bohm’, Mar 1996; typescript text of talk by Saral Bohm, his widow, given at the conference. Original file title ‘Bohm 96-‘

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/10

1982-1993

Papers of M H F Wilkins: notes and other papers about David Bohm

Notes, correspondence and press cuttings and relating to quantum physicist and philosopher David Bohm, including obituaries for Bohm, 1992, and notes made by Wilkins for a talk given at a David Bohm Memorial Meeting, 5 May 1993

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/11

1982-1987

Papers of M H F Wilkins: lecture by Wilkins, ‘Complementarity and the union of opposites’, with related papers

Text of Wilkins’ lecture, ‘Complementarity and the union of opposites’, given at Wichita State University, 1982, and subsequently published in Quantum implications: essays in honour of David Bohm (edited by Basil Hiley and David Peat, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1987). Also related notes, correspondence and background information, chiefly relating to arrangements for Wilkins’ Watkins Visiting Professorship,Wichita State University,Kansas,USA, 1982. Original file title, ‘Wichita’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/12

1984-1987

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft chapter by Wilkins, ‘Complementarity and the union of opposites’, for a festschrift for David Bohm

Typescript draft chapter by Wilkins, ‘Complementarity and the union of opposites’, subsequently published in Quantum implications: essays in honour of David Bohm (Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1987), with related manuscript notes and background information. Also article by Theodore Roszak, ‘Ecology and mysticism’, published in Humanist, Vol 86 No 5, May 1971. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2064

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/13

1985-1989

Papers of M H F Wilkins: Notes and correspondence relating to Wilkins’ chapter, ‘Complementarity and the union of opposites’, for a festschrift for David Bohm

Notes, background information and correspondence relating to research for Wilkins’ chapter, ‘Complementarity and the union of opposites’ published in Quantum implications: essays in honour of David Bohm (edited by Basil Hiley and David Peat, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1987), including notes from Barrie Paskins, Dept of War Studies, King’s College London, 1985, on the theories of Georg Wilhem Friedrich Hegel. File includes personal data CLOSED for review 2069. Original file title ‘Complementarity Oct 88’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/14

1985-1986

Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to John Briggs’ chapter, ‘Reflectaphors: the implicate universe as a work of art’, for a festschrift for David Bohm

Typescript draft chapter by John Briggs, ‘Reflectaphors: the implicate universe as a work of art’, subsequently published in Quantum implications: essays in honour of David Bohm (Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1987), with correspondence between Briggs and Wilkins, and background photocopy information. Original file title ‘Briggs’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/15

[1985], 1993

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft article by David Bohm, ‘Soma-significance: a new notion of the relationship between the physical and the mental’

Typescript draft article by David Bohm, ‘Soma-significance: a new notion of the relationship between the physical and the mental’, two copies, one with annotations by another author, 1993 (subsequently published in Psychoscience, 1994). A slightly different version was published in Unfolding meaning: a weekend with David Bohm (Psychology Press, 1985)

1 file, 44pp


K/PP178/12/26/16

1986-1989, 1992

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft chapters for Paavo Pylkkänen, The search for meaning: the new spirit in science and philosophy

Draft chapters by various authors for Paavo Pylkkänen, editor, The Search for Meaning: The New Spirit in Science and Philosophy (Crucible, Wellingborough, 1989). Also copy of Paavo Pylkkänen’s book, Mind, matter and active information: the relevance of David Bohm’s interpretation of quantum theory to cognitive science (University of Helsinki, 1992)

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/17

1986-1987

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft text by John Briggs, Fire in the crucible: the alchemy of creative genius

Typescript draft text of book by John Briggs, Fire in the crucible: the alchemy of creative genius (subsequently published by St Martin’sPress,New York,USA, 1988), including reference to quantum physicist and philosopher David Bohm. Also correspondence between Wilkins and Briggs concerning progress on the book. Original file title ‘Briggs’. File contains personal data, CLOSED during Briggs’ lifetime, or for review 2067

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/18

[1987]

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft chapter, ‘The open brain’, from John Briggs’ Fire in the crucible: the alchemy of creative genius

Typescript draft chapter, ‘The open brain’ from John Briggs’ book, Fire in the crucible: the alchemy of creative genius (St Martin’s Press, New York, 1988), with additional manuscript notes by Wilkins. Original file title ‘Briggs 69-120 and my notes on it’

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/19

1987

Papers of M H F Wilkins: published transcript of a seminar on the nature of thought, led by David Bohm

Ojai dialogues, published edited transcript of a seminar on the nature of thought, 4-6 Dec 1987,Ojai,California,USA, led by David Bohm

1 item (256pp)


K/PP178/12/26/20

1992, 1994

Papers of M H F Wilkins: letter from Neil Greenspan relating to Wilkins’ contribution to a festschrift for David Bohm

Typescript letter from Neil Greenspan, Associate Professor of Pathology, CaseWestern ReserveUniversity, Cleveland, USA, to Wilkins, 1994, commenting in detail on Wilkins’ chapter on the concept of complementarity in Quantum implications: essays in honour of David Bohm (Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1987). Also copy article by Greenspan, ‘Epitopes, paratopes and other topes: do immunologists know what they are talking about?’, published in the Bulletin de l’Institut Pasteur, 1992.

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/21

1997-1999

Papers of M H F Wilkins: correspondence and other papers relating to Wilkins’ foreword to The Bohm-Biederman correspondence

Correspondence and drafts relating to Wilkins’ foreword to The Bohm-Biederman correspondence, letters between David Bohm and artist Charles Biederman, 1960-1962, edited by Paavo Pylkkänen (Routledge, London, 1999). Also Basil Hiley, ‘David Joseph Bohm’, Biographical memoirs of fellows of the Royal Society, 1997

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/22

1999

Papers of M H F Wilkins: draft text for The Bohm-Biederman correspondence

Typescript draft text used in The Bohm-Biederman correspondence, edited by Paavo Pylkkänen, (Routledge, London, 1999), including transcript letters between David Bohm and artist Charles Biederman, 1960

1 file


K/PP178/12/26/23

1999

Papers of M H F Wilkins: copies of letters published in The Bohm-Biederman correspondence

Photocopy correspondence between quantum physicist David Bohm and artist Charles Biederman, 1960, with a covering letter, 1999, to Wilkins from Paavo Pylkkänen, editor, The Bohm-Biederman correspondence (Routledge, London, 1999)

1 file

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