Notes taken down by Thomas Paull from the dictates of George Peacock, 1694

Scope and Content

Notes from the dictates of Mr George Peacock, taken down by Thomas Paull.Pp.1-37 Formal logic; pp.37-74 on ideas; pp.75-111 on universals; pp.111-144 on substance and accidents; pp.145-203 on propositions; pp.204-234 on logical method; p.i-ii scribbles.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Peacock was regent teaching philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen, c.1688-1694.


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Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Purchased from Grant for 7s.6d, 12 Jan 1954


Call number used to be ms1503

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Binding: contemporary, calf with initials E F, inverted, on both covers.Paper: 10.3x15.2cm

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Custodial History

The autograph of Joanne Middleton (Midleton) inside the front cover, of David Hutcheson (Hutgesone) p.57, of Peter Wright p.67, of John Jamieson p.83, of Paul Hollis p.101 [with a note in his hand on p.102], and of John Adam, James Adam and Josua Laing on p.ii.



Related Material

University of St Andrews GB 227 msBC59.A8: Notes taken by Alexander Archibald from dictates of George Peacock, 1688-1689