Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnæus with Introductory remarks on the Study of Natural History
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Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnæus with Introductory remarks on the Study of Natural History

By William MacGillivray
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  • LIVES
    • OF
  • EMINENT ZOOLOGISTS,
    • FROM
    • ARISTOTLE TO LINNÆUS:
      • WITH
      • INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL HISTORY,
        • AND
      • AND
      • OCCASIONAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROGRESS OF ZOOLOGY.
      • WITH A PORTRAIT OF LINNÆUS ENGRAVED BY HORSBURGH.
    • WITH
    • INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL HISTORY,
      • AND
    • AND
    • OCCASIONAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROGRESS OF ZOOLOGY.
    • WITH A PORTRAIT OF LINNÆUS ENGRAVED BY HORSBURGH.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • INTRODUCTION.
      • ARISTOTLE.
        • SECTION I.
        • REMARKABLE EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF ARISTOTLE.
        • SECTION II.
        • ACCOUNT OF ARISTOTLE'S HISTORY OF ANIMALS.
      • SECTION I.
      • REMARKABLE EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF ARISTOTLE.
      • SECTION II.
      • ACCOUNT OF ARISTOTLE'S HISTORY OF ANIMALS.
      • PLINY THE ELDER.
        • ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS.
      • ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS.
      • GESNER, BELON, SALVIANI, RONDELET, AND ALDROVANDI.
        • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
      • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
      • JONSTON, GOEDART, REDI, AND SWAMMERDAM.
        • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
      • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
      • RAY.
        • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF RAY.
      • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF RAY.
      • REAUMUR.
        • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF REAUMUR.
      • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF REAUMUR.
      • LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION I.
        • BIRTH AND EDUCATION OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION II.
        • JOURNEY TO LAPLAND.
        • SECTION III.
        • STUDIES, ADVENTURES, AND TRAVELS OF LINNÆUS, FROM 1733 to 1738.
        • SECTION IV.
        • PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF LINNÆUS FROM 1738 TO 1741.
        • SECTION V.
        • COMMENCEMENT OF LINNÆUS'S ACADEMICAL CAREER.
        • SECTION VI.
        • TRAVELLING PUPILS OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION VII.
        • LINNÆUS'S OCCUPATIONS FROM 1750 TO 1770.
        • SECTION VIII.
        • ACCOUNT OF THE SYSTEMA NATURÆ OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION IX.
        • DECLINE AND DEATH OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION X.
        • CORRESPONDENCE OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION XI.
        • CHARACTER OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION XII.
        • CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF LINNÆUS.
        • SECTION XIII.
        • A BRIEF NOTICE OF LINNÆUS'S SON.
      • SECTION I.
      • BIRTH AND EDUCATION OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION II.
      • JOURNEY TO LAPLAND.
      • SECTION III.
      • STUDIES, ADVENTURES, AND TRAVELS OF LINNÆUS, FROM 1733 to 1738.
      • SECTION IV.
      • PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF LINNÆUS FROM 1738 TO 1741.
      • SECTION V.
      • COMMENCEMENT OF LINNÆUS'S ACADEMICAL CAREER.
      • SECTION VI.
      • TRAVELLING PUPILS OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION VII.
      • LINNÆUS'S OCCUPATIONS FROM 1750 TO 1770.
      • SECTION VIII.
      • ACCOUNT OF THE SYSTEMA NATURÆ OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION IX.
      • DECLINE AND DEATH OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION X.
      • CORRESPONDENCE OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION XI.
      • CHARACTER OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION XII.
      • CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION XIII.
      • A BRIEF NOTICE OF LINNÆUS'S SON.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • ARISTOTLE.
      • SECTION I.
      • REMARKABLE EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF ARISTOTLE.
      • SECTION II.
      • ACCOUNT OF ARISTOTLE'S HISTORY OF ANIMALS.
    • SECTION I.
    • REMARKABLE EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF ARISTOTLE.
    • SECTION II.
    • ACCOUNT OF ARISTOTLE'S HISTORY OF ANIMALS.
    • PLINY THE ELDER.
      • ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS.
    • ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS.
    • GESNER, BELON, SALVIANI, RONDELET, AND ALDROVANDI.
      • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
    • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
    • JONSTON, GOEDART, REDI, AND SWAMMERDAM.
      • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
    • ZOOLOGISTS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
    • RAY.
      • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF RAY.
    • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF RAY.
    • REAUMUR.
      • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF REAUMUR.
    • ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF REAUMUR.
    • LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION I.
      • BIRTH AND EDUCATION OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION II.
      • JOURNEY TO LAPLAND.
      • SECTION III.
      • STUDIES, ADVENTURES, AND TRAVELS OF LINNÆUS, FROM 1733 to 1738.
      • SECTION IV.
      • PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF LINNÆUS FROM 1738 TO 1741.
      • SECTION V.
      • COMMENCEMENT OF LINNÆUS'S ACADEMICAL CAREER.
      • SECTION VI.
      • TRAVELLING PUPILS OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION VII.
      • LINNÆUS'S OCCUPATIONS FROM 1750 TO 1770.
      • SECTION VIII.
      • ACCOUNT OF THE SYSTEMA NATURÆ OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION IX.
      • DECLINE AND DEATH OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION X.
      • CORRESPONDENCE OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION XI.
      • CHARACTER OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION XII.
      • CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION XIII.
      • A BRIEF NOTICE OF LINNÆUS'S SON.
    • SECTION I.
    • BIRTH AND EDUCATION OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION II.
    • JOURNEY TO LAPLAND.
    • SECTION III.
    • STUDIES, ADVENTURES, AND TRAVELS OF LINNÆUS, FROM 1733 to 1738.
    • SECTION IV.
    • PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF LINNÆUS FROM 1738 TO 1741.
    • SECTION V.
    • COMMENCEMENT OF LINNÆUS'S ACADEMICAL CAREER.
    • SECTION VI.
    • TRAVELLING PUPILS OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION VII.
    • LINNÆUS'S OCCUPATIONS FROM 1750 TO 1770.
    • SECTION VIII.
    • ACCOUNT OF THE SYSTEMA NATURÆ OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION IX.
    • DECLINE AND DEATH OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION X.
    • CORRESPONDENCE OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION XI.
    • CHARACTER OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION XII.
    • CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF LINNÆUS.
    • SECTION XIII.
    • A BRIEF NOTICE OF LINNÆUS'S SON.
    • LIVES OF EMINENT ZOOLOGISTS.
    • Introduction.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ARISTOTLE.
      • SECTION I.
      • Remarkable Events in the Life of Aristotle.
      • SECTION II.
      • Account of Aristotle's History of Animals.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • SECTION I.
    • Remarkable Events in the Life of Aristotle.
    • SECTION II.
    • Account of Aristotle's History of Animals.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PLINY THE ELDER.
      • Account of his Life and Works.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Account of his Life and Works.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GESNER, BELON, SALVIANI, RONDELET, AND ALDROVANDI.
      • Zoologists of the Sixteenth Century.
      • CONRAD GESNER.
      • PIERRE BELON.
      • HIPPOLITO SALVIANI.
      • GUILLAUME RONDELET.
      • ULYSSES ALDROVANDI.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Zoologists of the Sixteenth Century.
    • CONRAD GESNER.
    • PIERRE BELON.
    • HIPPOLITO SALVIANI.
    • GUILLAUME RONDELET.
    • ULYSSES ALDROVANDI.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JONSTON, GOEDART, REDI, AND SWAMMERDAM.
      • Zoologists of the Seventeenth Century.
      • JOHN JONSTON.
      • JOHN GOEDART.
      • FRANCIS REDI.
      • JOHN SWAMMERDAM.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Zoologists of the Seventeenth Century.
    • JOHN JONSTON.
    • JOHN GOEDART.
    • FRANCIS REDI.
    • JOHN SWAMMERDAM.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • RAY.
      • Account of the Life and Writings of Ray.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Account of the Life and Writings of Ray.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • REAUMUR.
      • Account of the Life and Writings of Reaumur.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Account of the Life and Writings of Reaumur.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LINNÆUS.
      • SECTION I.
      • Birth and Education of Linnæus.
      • SECTION II.
      • Journey to Lapland.
      • SECTION III.
      • Studies, Adventures, and Travels of Linnæus, from 1733 to 1738.
      • SECTION IV.
      • Principal Events in the Life of Linnæus from 1738 to 1741.
      • SECTION V.
      • Commencement of Linnæus's Academical Career.
      • SECTION VI.
      • Travelling Pupils of Linnæus.
      • SECTION VII.
      • Linnæus's Occupations from 1750 to 1770.
      • SECTION VIII.
      • Account of the Systema Naturæ of Linnæus.
      • SECTION IX.
      • Decline and Death of Linnæus.
      • SECTION X.
      • Correspondence of Linnæus.
      • SECTION XI.
      • Character of Linnæus.
      • SECTION XII.
      • Catalogue of the Works of Linnæus.
      • SECTION XIII.
      • A brief Notice of Linnæus's Son.
      • FOOTNOTES:
        • THE END.
      • THE END.
      • PLAN OF THE EDINBURGH CABINET LIBRARY; CONTAINING A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE WORKS ALREADY PUBLISHED, WITH NOTICES OF THOSE WHICH ARE IN PREPARATION.
      • I.—HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, AND STATISTICS.
      • II—MARITIME DISCOVERY.
      • III.—NATURAL SCIENCE.
      • IV.—BIOGRAPHY.
    • SECTION I.
    • Birth and Education of Linnæus.
    • SECTION II.
    • Journey to Lapland.
    • SECTION III.
    • Studies, Adventures, and Travels of Linnæus, from 1733 to 1738.
    • SECTION IV.
    • Principal Events in the Life of Linnæus from 1738 to 1741.
    • SECTION V.
    • Commencement of Linnæus's Academical Career.
    • SECTION VI.
    • Travelling Pupils of Linnæus.
    • SECTION VII.
    • Linnæus's Occupations from 1750 to 1770.
    • SECTION VIII.
    • Account of the Systema Naturæ of Linnæus.
    • SECTION IX.
    • Decline and Death of Linnæus.
    • SECTION X.
    • Correspondence of Linnæus.
    • SECTION XI.
    • Character of Linnæus.
    • SECTION XII.
    • Catalogue of the Works of Linnæus.
    • SECTION XIII.
    • A brief Notice of Linnæus's Son.
    • FOOTNOTES:
      • THE END.
    • THE END.
    • PLAN OF THE EDINBURGH CABINET LIBRARY; CONTAINING A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE WORKS ALREADY PUBLISHED, WITH NOTICES OF THOSE WHICH ARE IN PREPARATION.
    • I.—HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, AND STATISTICS.
    • II—MARITIME DISCOVERY.
    • III.—NATURAL SCIENCE.
    • IV.—BIOGRAPHY.
    • NEW ISSUE OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA, SEVENTH EDITION.
      • PART I. OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA, REVISED, CORRECTED, AND IMPROVED; AND INCLUDING THE SUPPLEMENTS TO THE LAST TWO EDITIONS.
        • EDITED BY PROFESSOR NAPIER.
        • MODE AND TERMS OF PUBLICATION.
      • EDITED BY PROFESSOR NAPIER.
      • MODE AND TERMS OF PUBLICATION.
    • PART I. OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA, REVISED, CORRECTED, AND IMPROVED; AND INCLUDING THE SUPPLEMENTS TO THE LAST TWO EDITIONS.
      • EDITED BY PROFESSOR NAPIER.
      • MODE AND TERMS OF PUBLICATION.
    • EDITED BY PROFESSOR NAPIER.
    • MODE AND TERMS OF PUBLICATION.
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