The Student's Handbook to the University and Colleges of Oxford

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Clarendon Press, 1873

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Page 6 - Acoustics. By WF Donkin, MA, FRS, Savilian Professor of Astronomy, Oxford. Crown 8vo. cloth, js. 6d.
Page 12 - Literature ; and should he never be able to pursue the subject beyond the limits here prescribed, he will have laid the foundation of accurate habits of thought and judgment, which cannot fail of being serviceable to him hereafter. The authors and works selected are such as will best serve to illustrate English Literature in its historical aspect. As ' the eye of history,' without which history cannot be understood, the literature of a nation is the clearest and most intelligible record of its life....
Page 182 - It must, at the same time, be borne in mind, that the developement of the subject can only be found in the full details of chemical science.
Page 5 - MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS of JOHN CONINGTON, MA late Corpus Professor of Latin in the University of Oxford. Edited by JA SYMONDS, MA With a Memoir by HJS SMITH, MA 2 vols.
Page 131 - Aphorisms 1-20. Under the head of Political Philosophy, Candidates are recommended to study the following subjects : — The origin and growth of Society ; Political institutions and forms of government, with especial reference to the history of Greece and Rome ; The sphere and duties of Government ; The leading principles of Political Economy.
Page 130 - Under the head of Logic, Candidates are recommended to study the following subjects : — The nature and origin of knowledge ; The relation of language to thought ; The history of Logic in Greece to the time of Aristotle inclusive ; The theory of the Syllogism ; Scientific Method, including a comparison of the methods of different sciences, and the principles of historical evidence. Questions will be set in Trendelenburg's Elementa Logices Aristotelese, and in Bacon's Novum Organum, Book I, and Book...
Page 2 - University, as such, holds no entrance examinations. It is open without respect of birth, age, or creed to all persons who satisfy the appointed officers that they are likely to derive educational advantages from its membership. A member of any one of the colleges, or of one of the Halls, is, as a matter of course, also a member of the university as soon as he matriculates.
Page 73 - As a general rule, a candidate must be unmarried, he must have passed all the examinations required for the degree of BA...
Page 87 - In the examination for Mathematical Demyships, papers are set in Arithmetic and Algebra, in Pure Geometry, in Trigonometry and the Theory of Equations, and in Analytical Geometry of Two Dimensions. Candidates are also required to satisfy the electors of their ability to pass the ordinary Classical Examinations required by the University. y. In the examination for Natural Science Demyships, questions are set relating to General Physics, to Chemistry, and to Biology, including Human and Comparative...

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