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John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Stuart Wallace

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book presents a biography of this influential and distinguished Scotsman. John Stuart Blackie was one of the most impressive and influential figures of nineteenth-century Scotland, as well as ... More


The Netherlands, William Carstares, and the Reform of Edinburgh University, 1690–17151

Esther Mijers

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter notes that the University of Edinburgh was one of the greatest academic institutions of the 18th century. Many of its professors were famous people of the European Enlightenment, and ... More


The First Edinburgh Chair in Law: Grotius and the Scottish Enlightenment

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the development of teaching from the chair of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the University of Edinburgh during the Scottish Enlightenment, with particular ... More


Experience

Wallace Stuart

in John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses John Stuart Blackie's travels on the Continent that took place at a time when the Grand Tour had not fully recovered from the interruption of the Napoleonic Wars, but well ... More


Scottish Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century

Alexander Broadie (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198769842
eISBN:
9780191822667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769842.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During the seventeenth century Scots produced many philosophical writings of high quality, writings that were very much part of a wider European philosophical discourse. Yet today seventeenth-century ... More


Introduction: Seventeenth-Century Scottish Philosophers and their Universities

Alexander Broadie

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses the development of Scottish Philosophy during the seventeenth century. It lays out the groundwork for an exploration of the impact of seventeenth-century Scottish ... More


The History of Scottish Theology, Volume III: The Long Twentieth Century

David Fergusson and Mark Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198759355
eISBN:
9780191819902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

A three-volume work, The History of Scottish Theology surveys in diachronic perspective the theologies that have flourished in Scotland from early monasticism until the end of the twentieth century. ... More


Scottish Scotism? The Philosophical Theses in the Scottish Universities, 1610–1630

Jean-Pascal Anfray

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter evaluates the possible influence of John Duns Scotus in Scottish Philosophy, by studying the philosophical views that can be extracted from the graduation theses of seventeenth-century ... More


The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

David Fergusson and Mark Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This second volume in The History of Scottish Theology comprises 29 essays ranging from the early Enlightenment to the end of the ‘long nineteenth century’. Attention is devoted to key doctrinal and ... More


The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Straddling over a millennium of theological work, these essays explore the beginnings of Scottish theology from the time of the Columban church through monasticism to the era of medieval ... More


Jean Grier and Mary Bownes, Private Giving, Public Good: The Impact of Philanthropy at the University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014), vi+218pp. ISBN: 9780748699575

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0019
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the book Private Giving, Public Good: The Impact of Philanthropy at the University of Edinburgh (2014), by Jean Grier and Mary Bownes. The book offers an account of ‘private ... More


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