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Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: fl1644-1681

James Pillans was appointed Regent at Edinburgh University of Edinburgh in November 1644 and was classed as Professor of Humanity. On 29 November 1652, he was elected Professor of Philosophy, to succeed Andrew Suttie. He resigned in April 1681.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dictates of James Pillans by Adam Blackadder

 Fonds — Volume: Gen.2028
Identifier: Coll-1752
Scope and Contents Single volume of lecture notes taken down by Adam Blackadder at lectures given by James Pillans.
Dates: 1672-1673

Dictates of James Pillans by Alexander Wilson

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.6.6, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_c90d5d9dc88c227041fe91bcc1e5f797
Identifier: Coll-1751
Scope and Contents Single volume of lecture notes taken down by Alexander Wilson at lectures given by James Pillans.
Dates: 1662

Dictates of James Pillans by Archibald Flint: 'Philosophia Peripatetica'

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1750
Scope and Contents Labelled 'II' and 'III', the location of any other volumes from this series is unknown. Each volume bears a number of illuatrations, largely, though not exclusively, around a theme of motion/impact, which may reflect the nature of the subject of the notes themselves. Flint uses these to decorate title pages and introductory sections, some mimicking as decorated initials within illuminated manuscripts.'Philosophia Peripatetica' is also known as Aristotlean philosophy, referring to a mode...
Dates: 1672-1673