The lectures consist of: dictates (cursus ethicus seu philosophia moralis), 1682; dictates entitled Tractatus chronologicus, 1682; dictates (institutions physicae generalis), 1682-1683; and, dictates 1690-1691.
Lectures of Andrew Massie (fl. 1690)
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-397
- Dates of Creation1682-1691
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin.
- Physical Description4 manuscript volumes (one of these only part volume).
- LocationDc.5.29; Dc.5.115; Dc.6.23/2; Dc.7.92
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Administrative / Biographical History
Andrew Massie first held the office of Regent or Professor of Philosophy at Edinburgh University from 19 September 1679. He was "deprived" of his post in 1695 but a second period of office began in March 1698. He had also been a Regent at King's College, Aberdeen. Andrew Massie left the office of Regent on 11 October 1703.
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The biographical/administrative history was compiled using the following material: (1) Bower, Alexander The history of the University of Edinburgh; chiefly compiled from original papers and records, never before published. Vols. 1 and 2. Edinburgh: Alex. Smellie, 1817. (2) Dalzel, Andrew History of the University of Edinburgh from its foundation. Vol. 2. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1862.
Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
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