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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)
David J. Furley (Project Director: January 1977 to present)
Concept and Controversies in Greek Philosophy of Nature

To study the development of atomistic theory of nature, formulated by Democritus in response to the paradoxes of Parmenides and Zeno. To focus on the critique of atomistic ways of thought and the construction of an alternative philosophy of nature by Plato and Aristotle.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

$43,808 (approved)
$43,808 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1977 – 9/30/1977