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The Promotion of KnowledgeLectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002$
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John Morrill

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263129

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.001.0001

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Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures

Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures

(p.1) Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures
The Promotion of Knowledge

John Morrill

British Academy

This introductory chapter explains the theme of the volume, which is the lectures delivered as part of the centenary celebration of the British Academy. It discusses the creation of the Academy in August 8, 1902 for the promotion of historical, philosophical and philological studies. The chapters in this volume are offered as a series of reflections on the analytical tools and techniques that have been developed to help us to make sense of the records men and create about their lives and about how we make the knowledge gained known and accessible.

Keywords:   lectures, centenary celebration, British Academy, historical studies, philosophical studies, philological studies

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