The student's handbook to the University and colleges of Oxford [ed. by E. Hatch].

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Page 6 - Persius. The Satires. With a Translation and Commentary. By John Conington, MA, late Corpus Professor of Latin in the University of Oxford. Edited by H.
Page 143 - Candidates are examined: — Pure Mathematics. 1. Algebra. 2. Trigonometry, plane and spherical. 3. Geometry of two and three dimensions. 4. Differential Calculus. 5. Integral Calculus. 6. Calculus of Variations. 7. Calculus of Finite Differences. 8. Theory of Chances. Mixed Mathematics. 1. Mechanics of Solid and Fluid Bodies. 2. Optics, Geometrical and Physical. 3. Newton's Principia, Sections I, II, III, and parts of IX and XI. 4. Astronomy, including the more elementary parts of the Lunar and...
Page 140 - Questions will be set in Bacon's Novum Organum, Book I, and Book II, 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 122 - Logic and in the first five chapters of Fowler's Elements of Inductive Logic (omitting the sections on Classification, Nomenclature, and Terminology, and the notes appended at the end of each chapter). The subject as thus defined may be studied in the abovenamed works of Fowler, or in Jevons's Elementary Lessons in Logic, or in Mellone's Introductory Text-book of Logic, or in any other works which cover the same ground.
Page 2 - Degrees. 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 advantage from its membership : and, subject only to necessary limitations of academical standing, any person who has been admitted as a member is eligible to compete for all its prizes and distinctions, save only that Degrees in Divinity are confined to members of the Church of England.
Page 179 - Notice will be given, from time to time, of the number of cadetships which will be allotted half-yearly to University candidates. In case there should be more candidates than vacancies, the required number will be selected by competition among the said candidates at the ensuing July or December examination...
Page 70 - Term: the emoluments are 30 per annum for two years. Candidates must not have exceeded eight Terms from their matriculation inclusively. The subject of examination is Pure Mathematics. (3) Johnson Memorial Prize. This is awarded once in every four years, for an essay on some astronomical or meteorological subject. It consists of a gold medal of the value of ten guineas, together with the balance of four years
Page 93 - ... or 30. At Magdalen there are— (1) Thirty Demyships, of which three or four are usually awarded every year after an examination in Classics, one or more in Mathematics, and one or more in Natural Science. The examination begins on the Tuesday after the end of the full Michaelmas Term, and the Demyships are open, without restriction, to all persons who shall not have attained the age of nineteen years on the day of the election. The inclusive annual value of a Demyship is 80. a. The examination...

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