Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 18

Dictates of Andrew Suttie by James Ross

 Fonds — Volume: MS.2666, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_a6c7aeb4a5dcd1e328234396a39827bb
Identifier: Coll-1649
Scope and Contents Vellum-covered volume of notes taken by student James Ross of lectures in Philosophy given by Andrew Suttie, Regent.
Dates: 1651

Dictates of James Pillans by Alexander Wilson

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.6.6, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_c90d5d9dc88c227041fe91bcc1e5f797
Identifier: Coll-1751
Scope and Contents Single volume of lecture notes taken down by Alexander Wilson at lectures given by James Pillans.
Dates: 1662

Dictates of James Pillans by Archibald Flint: 'Philosophia Peripatetica'

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1750
Scope and Contents Labelled 'II' and 'III', the location of any other volumes from this series is unknown. Each volume bears a number of illuatrations, largely, though not exclusively, around a theme of motion/impact, which may reflect the nature of the subject of the notes themselves. Flint uses these to decorate title pages and introductory sections, some mimicking as decorated initials within illuminated manuscripts.'Philosophia Peripatetica' is also known as Aristotlean philosophy, referring to a mode...
Dates: 1672-1673

John Macmurray Papers

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.
Click HERE to see a detailed handlist.
Dates: 1922-1972

Lecture notes of John Borthwick of Crookston

Identifier: Coll-1951
Scope and Contents Seven notebooks containing lecture notes taken down by John Borthwick of Crookston at the University of Edinburgh between 1802 and 1807. Notes on 'Humanity' lectures Notes on lectures of Greek, translation from Fenelon's Télémaque and observations upon the maxims of La Rochefoucauld Notes on lectures on moral philosophy by Dugald Stewart,...
Dates: 1802-1807

Lecture Notes of John Robison

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

Lectures by Dugald Stewart

 Fonds — Box: Gen.1987-1989
Identifier: Coll-1881
Scope and Contents 3 small, soft-bound volumes of notes taken at lectures on moral pholosophy given by Dugald Stewart.
Dates: 1789-1790

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

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

Notes of lectures by George Lees, taken down by Thomas Millar

Identifier: Coll-1912
Scope and Contents One volume of notes taken down by Thomas Millar, who lived at 9 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, on lectures on natural philosophy given by George Lees. There is note reading: 'George Lees appears in the Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1840/1, as Lecturer in Natural Philosopgy at the School of Arts, Adam Square'. This schhol was the Edinburgh School of Arts, later known as the Watt Institution and School of Arts, which had moved to Adam Square in 1837.
Dates: 1840

Notes of philosophy lectures given by George Glennie, taken down by William Simpson at Marischal College

Identifier: Coll-1954
Scope and Contents Notebook containing notes of philosophy lectures given by Prof. George Glennie, taken down by William Simpson at Marischall College, Aberdeen, in 1834.
Dates: 1834

Filtered By

  • Subject: Philosophy X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections 17
New College Library Special Collections 1
Philosophy 16
Student lecture notes 7
Ethics 4
Astronomy 2
Dynamics 2
∨ more  
English 7
English 6
Latin 4
Multiple languages 1
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 4
Marischal College (1593-1858) 2
Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 2
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 2
Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828 (Scottish philosopher and mathematician) 2
∨ more
Augier, Felix, fl 1649 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Borthwick, John, fl 1800s (of Crookston | Edinburgh University student) 1
Bradley, Professor, Francis Herbert, 1846-1924 (British Idealist Philosopher) 1
Chalmers, James, fl 1815-1837 1
College of New Jersey (1746-1896) 1
Crombie, Alexander, 1762-1840 (Presbyterian minister, schoolmaster and philosopher) 1
Dalzel, Andrew, 1742-1806 (Professor of Greek and Honorary Librarian, University of Edinburgh) 1
Descartes, Rene, 1596-1650, French Philosopher, Mathematician, Scientist, Writer 1
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 1
Flamsteed, John (first Astronomer Royal) 1
Flint, Archibald (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
George, Prince of Denmark, 1653-1708 (Prince of Denmark) 1
Glennie, George, 1768-1845 (Professor of Moral Philosophy in Marischal College, and minister of West Parish Church.) 1
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 1
Gregory, Georgina, 1811-1877 1
Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Harrison, John, 1693-1776 (horologist) 1
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 1
Hume, David, 1711-1776 (Scottish Philosopher) 1
James, William, 1842-1910, Psychologist, Philosopher 1
Jones, Peter Howard, fl 1964-1999 (Professor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Lees, George, fl 1840 (Lecturer in Natural Philosophy, Watt Institution and School of Arts) 1
MacMurray, John, 1891-1976 (chair of moral philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
McKerrow, James Clark, 1887-1965, Doctor and Philosopher 1
Millar, Thomas, fl 1840 (student, Watt Institution and School of Arts) 1
Newton, Sir Isaac, 1642-1727 (mathematician and astronomer) 1
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Ross, James (Student at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1681-:) 1
Santayana, George, 1863-1952, Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, Novelist 1
Simpson, William, fl 1830s (student, Marischal College) 1
Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677, Dutch Philosopher 1
Sprigge, Professor, Timothy Lauro Squire, 1932-2007 (Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow) 1
Suttie, Andrew (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 1
Torrance, James B, 1923-2003 (theologian) 1
Torrance, Thomas Forsyth, 1913-2007 (theologian, and Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh) 1
University of Aberdeen (1495-:) 1
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 1
University of Oxford, Balliol College. Balliol College (1263-:) 1
Unknown student (University of Edinburgh) 1
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 1
William, Duke of Gloucester, 1689-1700 (son of Prince George of Denmark) 1
Wilson, Alexander (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
∧ less