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Lecture Notes of John Robison

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Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.
Dates: c1779-c1801

Outlines of Mechanical Philosophy (notes taken at lectures given by John Robison)

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Identifier: Coll-1370
Scope and Contents Heavily annotated Outlines of Mechanical Philosophy with inserts, bearing extensive manual revisions from as late as 1803.
Dates: 1780-1803

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