Papers of James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, chiefly on the human mind. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.24513
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1775-1778, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 133 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    133 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) 'Of the principles of all science and demonstrative reasoning, and of the nature of the divine mind', 1777. (Folio 1.) Monboddo number 51. (ii) 'Speculations upon the original residence of Man', written while suffering from a fever, 1778. (Folio 23.) Monboddo number 169. (iii) Metaphysical papers on the Human mind and the difference between physical sensation and intellect, 1775, I778, undated. (Folio 24.) Monboddo numbers 10, 22, 17, 16.

  • Bibliography

    ‘Monboddo number…’ in the Scope and Contents note refers to the catalogue of the papers published in the Appendix to the ‘Sixth Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts’ (London, 1877), pages 678-681.

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