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FA-11110-75

Carl J. Posy
Duke University (Durham, NC 27705-4677)

The Equilibrium Hypothesis in Mathematics: A Historical and Epistemological Study

To research the thesis that characterizes mathematics by the degree of correspondence between its epistemological and ontological element; The thesis will be applied to actual mathematical cases, tested, and related to a' general contemporary theory of knowledge. Wittgenstein and some American Pragmatists will also be studied to show the modern precursors of this thesis.

Project fields:
Epistemology

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 7/31/1976