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John Macmurray Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-35
Scope and Contents The Papers of John Macmurray contain manuscripts and typescripts of works; transcripts and offprints; lectures and lecture notes, sermons and addresses; exercise books, note books, and loose pages; material in binders and folders.
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Dates: 1922-1972

Lecture Notes of John Robison

 Fonds
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

Letter, 27 March 1798, to James Chalmer, signed by Adam Ferguson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1708
Content Description Autograph letter signed by Adam Ferguson to James Chalmer, solicitor, dated Hallyard, 27 March 1798.
The letter refers to a 'half yearly certificate' which Chalmer will have 'as usual'. and on which he 'will do the needfull'. Ferguson goes on to say that his 'son writes [...] that the Copper Plates are come to hand & I have desired impressions in order to know in which state they come out of Mr [?] keeping...'.
Dates: 1798

Papers of Dr. James Clark McKerrow

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Identifier: Coll-233
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. James Clark McKerrow include: offprints of his lecturesA attack on Aristotlegiven to the Aristotelian Society, London, in 1934; correspondence, cuttings, essay notes; a diary for 1960; and, around 250 notebooks.
Dates: [192-]-[196-]

Papers of Henry Barker (d. 1948)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD50
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a dissertation on the problem of theological method in its bearing on philosophy; items on the connection between ethical theory and a religious view of the world, and the science of ethics from the standpoint of realism; material on philosophy and theology, Ritschlian theology, the religious consciousness, faith, and the nature and origin of Christian experience; an unpublished article on anthropomorphism; material on the moral teaching of the Gospels; Kemp Smith...
Dates: 1899-1935

Papers of Peter Howard Jones, Professor of Philosophy

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1833
Scope and Contents This collection consists of lecture courses, single lectures and notes (some revised and published later) delivered in the University of Edinburgh, or in its name elsewhere, by Professor Peter Jones FRSE, as Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Philosophy between 1964 and 1998, and as Emeritus Professor from 1998 onwards - including his unpublished Inaugural Lecture (1986) and Gifford Lectures (1995).Subjects of the lectures include, but are not limited to: Philosophy and Literature, Moral...
Dates: 1964-1999; 2015

Timothy L. S. Sprigge Archive

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1154
Scope and Contents The Sprigge collection of papers at E2008.47 is composed of: - curriculum vitae, life-diary (key events), and unpublished papers including 'What I believe' - photographs - obituaries - letters from philosophers, 1967-2003 - copy of Ph.D thesis: 'The limits of morals defined' - Spinoza - lecture notes - adult...
Dates: 1960-2009

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