His argument on the "Being of a God" was prepared as a duty of his preceptorship to the prince.
In short, the whole question of preceptorship rests on no better authority than a single figure.
His argument on the “Being of a God” was prepared as a duty of his preceptorship to the prince.
The preceptorship, however honourable, was perhaps not worth much on the score of emolument.
early 15c., "tutor, instructor" (earliest reference might be to "expert in the art of writing"), from Latin praeceptor "teacher, instructor," agent noun from praecipere (see precept). Medical training sense attested from 1803.
preceptorship pre·cep·tor·ship (prĭ-sěp'tər-shĭp')
A period of practical experience and training for a student, especially of medicine or nursing, that is supervised by an expert or a specialist in a particular field.
preceptor pre·cep·tor (prĭ-sěp'tər, prē'sěp'tər)
An expert or a specialist, such as a physician, who gives practical experience and training to a student, especially of medicine or nursing.