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Student notes on natural philosophy taken by George Dalgliesh

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1677
Identifier: Coll-2012
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.
Dates: 1660-1662

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Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 3
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Craufurd, Thomas, fl 1626-1662 (Regent of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dalgliesh, George, fl 1660-1662 (University of Edinburgh student) 1
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Pringle, Francis, fl1705 (physician and professor of Greek, University of St Andrews) 1
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