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Glasgow University to 1701

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter studies patronage in an eighteenth-century university by exploring the legal structures that defined the corporations in which patronage was awarded. It reports that, at Glasgow, there ... More


From “Speculative” to “Practical” Legal Education: The Decline of the Glasgow Law School, 1801–1830

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/9780748682133.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the decline of the Glasgow Law School during the period 1801–1830. When John Millar died in 1801, he was succeeded by Robert Davidson, who lacked his predecessor's broad, ... More


The Origins of the Glasgow Law School: The Professors of Civil Law, 1714–1761

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/9780748682133.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the establishment of legal education in the University of Glasgow in 1714 and its development over the next five decades. The University of Glasgow established a chair in Civil ... More


The Age of Bute and the Moderates

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the changes in the University of Glasgow under the guidance of a new set of outsiders, initially men associated with John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713–10 March 1792). It ... More


William Crosse, Regius Professor of Civil Law in the University of Glasgow, 1746–1749: A Failure of Enlightened Patronage

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/9780748682133.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines issues of politics and personality that surrounded the nomination of William Crosse as chair in Civil Law in the University of Glasgow. It first considers the influence of ... More


“Famous as a School for Law, as Edinburgh … for Medicine”: Legal Education in Glasgow, 1761–1801

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/9780748682133.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines legal education in the University of Glasgow during the period 1761–1801, focusing on John Millar's tenure as chair of Civil Law. Millar succeded Robert Davidson, who failed to ... More


John Millar’s Lectures on Scots Criminal Law

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/9780748682133.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on John Millar's lectures on Scots criminal law as Regius Chair of Civil Law in the University of Glasgow from 1761 to 1801, along with his legal philosophy and approach to Scots ... More


Rhetoric, Language, and Roman Law: Legal Education and Improvement in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

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/9780748682133.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how the development of theories of rhetoric affected styles of law teaching in eighteenth-century Scotland, leading to the development of the practice of teaching in the English ... More


The Influence of Smith’s Jurisprudence on Legal Education in Scotland

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/9780748682133.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the influence of Adam Smith's jurisprudence on legal education in Scotland. By the middle years of the eighteenth century, natural law thinking had come to dominate the moral ... More


Folly, Guilt and more Folly: The McCaig Cases

Robert Rennie

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/9781845860677.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the estate cases of the McCaig siblings, John Stuart and Catherine. The cases reported between 1905 and 1907 were brought by Catherine McCaig against the University Court of the ... More


Double Diplomas: A Franco-British Training Route of Excellence for Teachers of French Worldwide?

Marian Carty, Colin Christie, Danièle Flament-Boistrancourt, Marc Klein, Hazel Crichton, and Brian Templeton

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the setting up of the Franco-English diploma and the way it is presently working at the University of Cumbria (UoC). It then analyses the increase of students who completed a ... More


Nick Haynes, Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Glasgow (Edinburgh: Historic Scotland, 2013).: Nick Haynes and Clive B. Fenton, Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh: Historic Environment Scotland, 2017). ISBN 9781849172462

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198835509
eISBN:
9780191873157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835509.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter presents reviews of Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Glasgow (2013) by Nick Haynes and Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of ... More


Telephonic Scotland: Periphery, Hybridity, Diaspora

Cairns Craig

in Intending Scotland: Explorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637133
eISBN:
9780748653478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637133.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter notes that in 1858 the first attempt to lay a telegraph cable between Europe and North America ended in disaster: after an initial transfer of some 700 messages, the signals faded and ... More


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