Fonds 21-002 - Professor Lionel Rubinoff fonds. Additions

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Professor Lionel Rubinoff fonds. Additions

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  • 1960s-1970s (Creation)
    Lionel Rubinoff

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54 reel-to-reel tapes

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Lionel Rubinoff was educated at Queen's University (B.A.) and the University of Toronto (M.A. and Ph.D.). In 1971 he joined the Philosophy Department of Trent University as a Professor and he retained this position until 1991-92 when he was made Chairman of the Department. He left Trent University after the end of the 1994-95 academic year.

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Fonds was in the custody of Professor Lionel Rubinoff before being donated to Trent University Archives in 2021.

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Fonds is comprised of 54 audio reel-to-reel tapes created by Lionel Rubinoff; the tapes are recordings of contributions by Professor Rubinoff to CBC Ideas and other CBC programs broadcast in the late 1960s and 1970s. Also included are recordings of various lectures and a Sony reel-to-reel tape player.

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Fonds acquired from Professor Lionel Rubinoff in 2021.


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This fonds is an addition to 82-004.

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Box 1

“Rollo May: Existential Psychoanalysis (Lectures 3-6). York University Berstein Lectures Conclusion Panel: Dr. Taylor, Lord James of Rusholme, Dr. Jacob Bernovski, Dr. Ivan Rubinoff”

“IDEAS of Oct 2/70, for Este”

“Ideas – Surviving by Limits, Jan 17/73”

“IDEAS of Feb 11/70, for P. Este; Work in the Jewish Tradition”

“York University Panel… 28/5/70”

“Existentialism CBC Morning Program -- Ohio Country with Laurier, LaPierre”

“York University Panel… 28/5/70”

“Contemporary Views of Anarchy”

“IDEAS – October 4/71, for Lionel Rubinoff”

“York University Panel… 28/5/70”

“IDEAS – Friday, May 28/71, for Lionel Rubinoff”

“IDEAS: dub for radio info.pgms”

“IDEAS CBC FM, 20/12/69”

“IDEAS: CBC FM NET, Wednesday Feb. 11/70; Work in the Jewish Tradition”

“IDEAS – Bureaucracy, Nov. 26/71”

“IDEAS of June 4/71, for Lionel Rubinoff”

“IDEAS, Nietsche”

“IDEAS of May 24/71, for Lionel Rubinoff”

“IDEAS – The Promise of Man and the Dreams of Reason, Oct. 21, 1968”

“IDEAS – Pornography of Power: The Apocalyptic Imagination, for J. Somerville”

“IDEAS – Pornography of Power: Humanization and the Experience of Meaning, for J. Somerville”

“Irrationalism and the Theory of Social Control, April 24”

“Ideas – The Limits of Knowing: Nature, Mind, and Science, Jan 5/73”

“Ideas – The Ethical Limits of Knowing, Jan 22/73”

“Technology and the Crisis of Rationality”

“Technology and the Crisis of Rationality”

“IDEAS – Change with Politics, L. Sugarman”

“Ideas – Classical Anarchy, Dec 11/73”

“IDEAS – Pornography of Power, Apr 17/67, for J. Somerville”

“IDEAS – Nationalism, Apr 12/71”

“IDEAS – May 1/67, for J. Somerville”

“Contemporary Views of Anarchy”

“IDEAS – The Pornography of Power: The Crisis of Contemporary Culture, Apr 3rd, for J. Somerville”

“IDEAS: Matinee Pt. II, Dec 24/68”

“IDEAS – Evil and the Cosmos, Jan. 27/71”

“Pornography Power”

“IDEAS – The Imagination of [ ], Nov 19/68”

“IDEAS – Process: Part 1 (Stevens)”

“IDEAS – Private Property, Feb 24/71”

“The Need to be Irrational, 24 May 76, with Rubinoff, Rakoff, Spragett”

“IDEAS: for J. Somerville”

“FR #5, dub for Alec”

Box 2

“IDEAS – Sociology of Evil, May 28/71”

“Pornography of Power”

“The Dramacademician”

“Lionel Rubinoff at Guelph”

“Rubinoff at York University, Sept 1970”

“Lionel Rubinoff at Guelph”

“Rubinoff at York University: Change and Politics, Sept. 1970”

“Rubinoff at York University, Sept. 1970”

“Rubinoff 2 L. Sugarman; Lionel Rubinoff at Guelph”

“Tape #2, Indecipherable”

“IDEAS – Rubinoff, Nov 26/68: The Imagination of [ ]”

“Ideas of Jun 4/71, Lionel Rubinoff: The Transcendence of Evil”

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25 October 2021

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