Aristotle, 384-322 BC (Greek philosopher)
- Existence: 383-321 BC
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Commentaries on the Ars Vetus, by Walter Burley, 15th century
Identifier: MS 135// ff. 3r-87v; 89r-98v; 116r-118v
Contents ff. ff. 3r-87v; 89r-98v; 116r-118v of MS 135 appear to be a version of a set of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's logic, by the 14th-century logician Walter Burley. Burley produced many commentaries, and multiple versions of his commentaries and other works, and the short commentaries found in MS 135, Isagoge, Predicamenta, Liber sex principiorum, Perihermeneias are from a collection produced in the later part of Burley's career, in a work titled ...
Dates: 15th century
De anatomia vivorum, pseudo-Galen, late 13th century
Identifier: MS 166/ff. 253v-266r
Contents The final text contained in MS 166 is De anatomia vivorum, a text that appears in medieval collections of Galenic texts, although it is not truly a work of that ancient Greek physcian and scholar. Due to some of the sources used within the treatise (Latin translations from Avicenna, Gerard of Cremona, and Razes), the text has been dated to roughly 1225. It also seems to have been composed in perhaps Paris or West Germany. It is a very early example of a medieval...
Dates: late 13th century
Notebook No.30, August 1829- August 1829
Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains diverse notes on British geology, and lists of queries for correspondents Blackadder, Humboldt, and Dr. Fleming. The front 3 pages are missing. Lyell's writing is a combination of steady, small copy hand, and hasty pencil observations. On p. 59, Lyell writes, "Hutton did not go as far as Moro". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end...
Dates: August 1829- August 1829
Oeconomica by Pseudo-Aristotle, translated by Leonardo Aretino, 15th century
Identifier: MS 119/ff. 47v-56v
Contents This section contains the Oeconomica (Economics) by Pseudo-Aristotle. This version has been translated by Italian humanist and historian Leonardo Aretino (commonly known as Leonardo Bruni), seemingly as part of his correspondence with Cosimo de' Medici.In this manuscript, it is titled Epistola Leonardi Aretini ad Cosmam medicum super principium economicorum Aristotelis feliciter incipit on f....
Dates: 15th century
Philosophy lecture notes by Magnus Makculloch, 1477
Identifier: MS 205/ff. 1r-200r
Contents The manuscript proper contains lecture notes written in 1477 in Louven by Magnus Makculloch. These notes are in Latin and are about on lectures about philosophy and logic by Petrus de Mera, Andrea de Alchmaria, and Theodricus Meyssach. The first part of the manuscript (ff. 1r-58v) contains extracts from the six books of Aristotle’s Organon, as well as Porphyry’s introduction to it. The second part of the manuscript (ff. 59r-200r) contains commentaries on the...
Somnium de tota philosophici lapidis perfectione by Pseudo-Aristotle with commentary, 1478
Identifier: MS 131/f. 129r
Contents During the Middle Ages, several Latin works which show no connections with his surviving Greek writings have been attributed to the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384/3 BC - 322 BC), one of the greatest intellectual authorities of the period. This manuscript is the only witness of this short text which concerns a dream about the perfection of the philosophers' stone.It begins on f. 129r and it is introduced by the words Incipit somnium preclarissimi philosophi...
Student notes on natural philosophy taken by George Dalgliesh
Collection — Box: CLX-A-1677
Content Description This notebook contains lectures on the works of Aristotle, dictated by Thomas Craufurd, Regent of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, and taken down by student George Dalgliesh. The lectures cover the third and fourth years of Dalgliesh’s degree, and, besides logic and metaphysics, deal with scientific subjects such as physics, astronomy, and anatomy. The notes are embellished with humorous doodles.