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FT-13574-77

Robin A. Smith
Texas A & M University, College Station (College Station, TX 77843-0001)

The Mathematical Sources for Aristotle's Syllogistic

To investigate the mathematical sources which PI believes lie behind the syllogistic theory developed in Aristotle's Prior Analytics. Research will examine: l) the mathematical theory which lies behind the syllogistic; 2) the philosophical theory of knowledge which inspired it; and 3) the relationship of the early mathematical syllogistic to Aristotle's theory of scientific demonstration.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1977 – 7/31/1977