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525 Years in the Pursuit of Truth:  A New History of The University of Aberdeen

Duncan Liddel (1561-1613): Medicine and Mathematics during Northern Europe's Age of Confessionalisation

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The endowment of a chair in Mathematics in 1613 was one of Duncan Liddel's most important legacies for Marischal College. Professor Friedrich discusses Liddel's impact on the exchange of knowledge during the Northern European Renaissance and its transmission to and from Scotland.

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