Science and Medicine in the Scottish Enlightenment

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Index
Aberdeen, 6, 18, 24, 34, 36, 38, 40–41, 62, 63, 71, 75n, 79, 80, 82, 95, 104, 11, 113n, 125n, 147, 172, 173, 174, 176, 178, 179, 186, 331
Castlehill Observatory, 40
enlightenment, 6, 8, 110
Episcopalian enlightenment, 186
Philosophical Society, 6, 101, 107, 126n
politics, 173
religion, 173, 187n
St. Nicholas Church, 174
scientific community, 81, 82
See also King’s College, Aberdeen, and Marischal College, Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire, 24, 70
achromatic lenses, 30
Ackermann, Silke, 45n
Ackworth, 195
Acts of Parliament of Scotland, 27
Adair, James, 114n
Adair, James Makittrick, 115n, 262
Adair, John, 27
A True and Exact Hydrographical Description of the Sea Coast and Isles of Scotland, 27
Adam, Dr. Alexander, 302
Adam, Robert and James, 37
Adam, William, 118n
Adams, Ian, 50n 77n
Adams, Thomas, 272
Adamson, Mr., 267–69
Addison, W. Innes, 76n, 121n
Adie, Alexander, 22, 27, 28, 36, 41, 45n
Adie family, 23, 37
Adie, John, 28
Adie, Patrick, 28
Agar, Jon, 73n, 336n
Agassiz, Jean Louis, 314
Agnarsdottir, A., 322n
Agnew, Sir Andrew, 27
agriculture, 58, 197, 296n, 301, 304–8, 330, 334
Ainslie, John, 59, 65–68, 69, 70, 72
Comprehensive Treatise on Land Surveying, 66
The Gentleman and Farmer’s Pocket Book, 65–66
‘Scotland Drawn and Engraved’, 70
air pumps, 21, 29, 35, 39, 44n, 53n
Aitken, John, 224, 225
Albinus, Bernard, 218
Albury, W. R., 162n
d’Alembert, Jean le Rond, 55, 73n
Encyclopédie, 55
Alexander’s Craig, 289
algebra, 150, 166n, 197
Alison, Rev. Francis, 156
Allan, Alexander, 40
Allan, David, 113n, 116n, 336n
Allan, Thomas, 294, 311, 313, 323n
Allen, David E., 284, 298n, 335n
Allen, Elias, 24, 26, 46n
Alps, 290, 314
Alston, Charles, 195
America, 8, 34, 71, 84, 216, 221, 223, 232
Central, 91
instrument trade in, 27
North, 91, 228
American Revolution, 305
Amory, Hugh, 214n, 236n
Amsterdam, 24
analysis and synthesis, 158–59, 161
anatomy, 81, 86, 92, 96, 97, 122n, 197, 264, 265, 272, 305, 314, 327, 329
Anderson, John, 7, 38, 39, 52n, 75n, 81, 85, 86, 87, 93, 95, 97–100, 101, 102, 103–4, 105, 106, 111, 113n, 114n, 119n, 120n, 121n, 122n, 123n, 127n, 128n, 278n
Anderson’s University, 98–100
his rain gauge, 105
Anderson, John, WS, 317
Anderson, P. J., 117n
Anderson, R. G. W., 10n, 38, 43n, 45n, 46n, 51n, 52n, 319n
Anderson, William, 99, 265, 278n
Anderson’s University (1828), 277n
Anderston, 101
Andrewes, William J. H., 44n

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