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William Smith Watt, 1913–2002

R. G. M. Nisbet

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

W. S. Watt, known to his friends as Bill, was one of the leading Latin scholars of his time. His long and energetic life makes an impressive story. To look back at it prompts reflection on the ... More


St Ninian's Isle Treasure: Lord Advocate v University of Aberdeen and Budge*

David L Carey Miller

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the legal dispute between the University of Aberdeen and the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer (QLTR) of the Crown regarding the ownership of St. Ninian's isle treasure ... More


Anne Hunter's Poetry

in The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846311918
eISBN:
9781846315886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311918.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The early published poems of Anne Hunter appeared anonymously in anthologies, books of music or as broadsheets; they can be identified as hers because the texts are among her manuscripts. This is ... More


Personal Knowledge Argument, Audiences, and Sociological Engagement

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses Michael Polanyi's incentive for the publication of his Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy of Science, which was an invitation to give a set of Gifford ... More


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