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Lectures by David Gregory

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.6.12
Identifier: Coll-1608

Scope and Contents

Volume consists of teaching material originally produced by David Gregory, here transcribed with numerous drawings by Francis Pringle in Oxford in 1694-1695 and George Wood in St Andrews 1705. The volume's index is in Gregory's hand. The lectures, all by Gregory, are the Institutiones Astronomiae, the Oxford address on professional education he called De Ratione Studii Mathematici Consilium, the Lectiones Opticae, Trigonometria Planorum Angulorum, Geometria Practica, Geometriae de Motu, and the Hydrostatica. There is also James Gregorie's doctoral thesis, edited by his nephew David Gregory and dictated in 1690.

Dates

  • c1694-c1705

Creator

Extent

1 volume

Title
Notes taken Francis Pringle at lectures by David Gregory

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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