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CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 204
TitleAndrew Baxter, teacher and author: 'Histor, a Dialogue in favour of the English method of estimating the forces of moving bodies and against Leibnitz' method'
Datec.1747
Extent0.03 linear metres
Creator NameBaxter; Andrew (1686-1750); teacher and author
Administrative HistoryAndrew Baxter was born in Aberdeen around 1686 and educated at King’s College, Aberdeen. Most of his life was spent as tutor to several noblemen’s sons. From 1741 to 1747 he lived abroad in Utrecht. His philosophical works include 'Histor' which was a dialogue defending Newton and Clarke against Leibnitz, and which, although offered for publication in 1747, was never published; 'Matho, Sive Cosmotheoria Puerilis' (1740); 'Enquiry into the Nature of the Human Soul' (c 1733); and 'The Evidence of Reason in Proof of the Immortality of the Soul' (published posthumously in 1779). He died in 1750.
SourceThe book belonged to Marischal College, Aberdeen.
Description'Histor, a Dialogue in favour of the English method of estimating the forces of moving bodies and against Leibnitz' method', manuscript with corrections, c 1747.
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LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Persons
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NA15953Baxter; Andrew (1686-1750); teacher and author
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