David Neave, Commentaries on Aristotle’s Organon, and on Porphyrus’ Eisagoge to Aristotle
Book of philosophy. Regulae quaedam de ratione disputandi; Praeludia in universam Aristotilis logicum; Comentarii in Isagogem Porphyrii; and commentaries or annotamenta on Aristotle's Categoriae, De interpretatione, Priora analytica, Posteriora analytica [incomplete], Topica, Sophistici elenchi.
- January 28, 1646-March 5, 1647
- Neave, David, active 1646-1647 (Person)
Language of Materials
Latin (with some Greek words)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restriction
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
1 volume : Binding: Disbound; brown calf over cardboard; 3-line marginal blind ruling; formerly 2 clasps. Material: Paper support. Pagination: [i-iv] 1-409 (numbered in ink, probably in original hand), , 411-762 (numbered on rectos in modern pencil; does not show original order correctly). Script:hasty cursive semi-secretary. Ornamentation: Floriated red initials on pages i, 1, 35, 125, 269, 511, 563. Letter of section A stamped, ornamented; letter B in gold.
Scope and Contents
Dictated to his student, Alexander Bruce (probably 2nd Earl of Kincardine, 1629?-1680).
Follows the Latin capita of the original text; usually breaks the Caput down into Disputationes, then into Sectiones, and finally into Objections and Responsiones. With diagrams; occasional Latin couplets.
Other Finding Aids
For a detailed description: ksrl.sc.neavedavid.pdf
Immediate Source of Acquisition
B. Rosenthal, 1971
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilm made in 1978 (M83; master roll 37:1). Folio 1recto too faint to read.
- Guide to the David Neave Manuscript
- David Neave, Commentaries on Aristotle’s Organon, and on Porphyrus’ Eisagoge to Aristotle
- Finding aid prepared by alh, June 22, 1971 Finding aid encoded by skt, 2005
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English.
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- Preferred citation
David Neave Manuscript, Department of Special Collections, MS D124P, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries