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FA-10616-73

Morris Weitz
Brandeis University (Waltham, MA 02453-2700)

Concepts: Their History and Variety

To write a book dealing with : 1) a history of theories of concepts from Plato to Russell to Moore; 2) a criticism of the doctrine that all concepts and their corresponding terms are and must be governed by sets of definitive criteria; and 3) a sampling of concepts, especially basic humanistic ones, whose uses rest on varying degrees of the absences of necessary and sufficient criteria.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$16,638 (approved)
$16,638 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1973 – 6/30/1974