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Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-3407)
E. Fred Carlisle (Project Director: September 1972 to present)

The Dialogical and Constitutive Functions of Language in the Writings of Several Scientists Especially Loren Eiseley

To explore the implications of the dialogical and constitutive functions of language in the writing of certain scientists concentrating on Loren Eisely. Study will extend to writers like Werner Heisenberg, Niels Bohr and Martin Buber. Applicant hopes to write several essays about Eiseley--may result in a book. Will improve his teaching and literary criticism.

Project fields:
Literature, General; Natural Sciences

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1972 – 5/31/1973