Notes to Charles Leslie Stevenson

1. This reason is suggested by Anne Stevenson in Hickling 2004. It is supported by Burks (1978), who reports that one of Stevenson's senior colleagues at Yale had declared that Stevenson had “committed positivism,” where the general acceptance of positivism was thought by at least one such senior colleague, Brand Blanshard, to lead inevitably to “international disaster” (Blanshard 1949).

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