Veitch sentence example
- One may regard him as an idealist, though Scottish intuitionalism - especially in the writings of Professor John Veitch - has claimed him for its own; and indeed Descartes's two substances of active mind and passive extended matter are very much akin to " Natural Dualism."
- Even before this, however, he had shown a strong inclination for natural science, and this had been fostered by his intimacy with a "self-taught philosopher, astronomer and mathematician," as Sir Walter Scott called him, of great local fame - James Veitch of Inchbonny, who was particularly skilful in making telescopes.
- For further information see Veitch's Manual of Coniferae (2nd ed., 1900).
- Veitch Collection comprises mostly early printed editions of the medieval scholastic philosophers.
- China, where it was found by Wilson when plant-hunting for the Messrs Veitch on the Sangan Mountains at elevations from 10,000 to 11,000 feet.Advertisement
- H. Wilson, who worked for Veitch's nurseries, had not been able to find any seeds.