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David S. Scarrow
Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295)

Science and Substance in the 17th Century: Study of Views of Descartes and Leibniz

To complete a manuscript which aims to explain Descartes' and Leibniz's scientific achievements and theorizing in the areas of mathematics, physics, optics, and cosmology and to interpret their philosophy in light of those achievements and theories. PI also plans to study the writings of Polanyi so as to achieve a coherent position on the relation between science and the arts, both literary and visual.

Project fields:
Philosophy of Science

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$13,265 (approved)
$13,265 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 5/31/1978