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Philosophy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

Introductions, c1804

 Item
Identifier: Coll-204/29
Scope and Contents Volume consists of drafts of numerous introductions to 'natural philosophy'. They discuss the use of terms and laws, concerned less with scientific facts than with how to study science itself.
Dates: c1804

James Gregory on mathematics, c1692

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [017]
Scope and Contents An essay on mathematics and scientific enquiry by James Gregory, younger brother of David Gregory.
Dates: c1692

J:G de cogitatione, before 1675

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [178]
Scope and Contents Thoughts on thought itself. Probably unrelated doodling on the reverse.
Dates: before 1675

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 Borthwick of Crookston

 Fonds
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

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

 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

Letter regarding Ross Husband, 02 March 1917

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Identifier: BAI 1/8/1/5
Scope and Contents Letter from John Baillie to [David Morison] Ross, detailing/assessing the student life, philosophy and general character of Peter Ross Husband (deceased), and quoted at length in Ross's biography of Husband.
Dates: 02 March 1917

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor James Gordon MacGregor, 28 June 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/66
Scope and Contents MacGregor provides some financial estimates for the expansion of the Natural Philosophy Department at the University of Edinburgh.
Dates: 28 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor James Seth, enclosing his notes about various Professorships, 24 June 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/64
Scope and Contents Seth encloses his notes on the most important considerations concerning the professorships of Experimental Psychology, History of Philosophy and Social and Political Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.
Dates: 24 June 1903