Aristotle, 384-322 BC (Greek philosopher)
- Existence: 383-321 BC
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.