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Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828 (Scottish philosopher and mathematician)



  • Existence: 1753 - 1828

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

Lecture notes of John Borthwick of Crookston

Identifier: Coll-1951
Scope and Contents Seven notebooks containing lecture notes taken down by John Borthwick of Crookston at the University of Edinburgh between 1802 and 1807. Notes on "Humanity" lectures Notes on lectures of Greek, translation from Fenelon's Télémaque and observations upon the maxims of La Rochefoucauld Notes on lectures on moral philosophy by Dugald...
Dates: 1802-1807

Lectures by Dugald Stewart

 Fonds — Box Gen.1987-1989
Identifier: Coll-1881
Scope and Contents

3 small, soft-bound volumes of notes taken at lectures on moral pholosophy given by Dugald Stewart.

Dates: 1789-1790

Letter from Charles McKinnon to Joseph Black, 3 October 1785

Identifier: Coll-16/IV/23
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles McKinnon, Kilmorie, Skye to Joseph Black, dated 3 October 1785. The letter is about his essay on incommensurability, Professor John Robinson, Professor John Playfair, Professor Dugald Stewart, Doctor Blacklock, etc.

Dates: 3 October 1785

Letter from Charles McKinnon to Joseph Black, 3 March 1786

Identifier: Coll-16/IV/31-33
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles McKinnon, Kilmorie, Skye to Joseph Black, dated 3 March 1786. The letter is about Professor Dugald Stewart's criticisms of McKinnon's mathematical paper (see Coll-16/IV/23, 25-26).

Dates: 3 March 1786

Papers of Alexander Christison (1751-1820), 1785-1820; 1979

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-342
Identifier: Coll-1817/1
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. Alexander Christison consist of a folder containing: a history of the progressive errors of physics, Edinburgh, 1793 (manuscript); extracts from Town Council Register relating to the University of Edinburgh, 11 June 1809; notes of entries in the Council Records about the College taken from an index in the Town Council’s office; an act of the Council of the City of Edinburgh in favour of Mr Alexander Christison appointing him one of the masters of the High School of the...
Dates: 1785-1820; 1979