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Henry Frankel
University of Missouri, Kansas City (Kansas City, MO 64110-2446)

The Career of Continental Drift: An Historical and Philosophical Analysis

To examine some of the methodological issues involved in the initial development and reception of the continental drift theory 1900-1930, its alteration and development during the last two decades, and its eventual acceptance by a majority of present day practicing earth scientists.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Philosophy, General

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Research Programs

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

Grant period:
5/1/1977 – 7/31/1977