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FT-13887-78

Wilbur R. Knorr
Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)

An Inquiry into the Mathematical Thought of Archimedes

To conduct a series of specialized analyses to design a good working chronology of the Archimedean treatises and to determine its application in interpreting Archimedes. A detailed examination of the treatises to detect aspects of technical method, content, and terminological usage which may be interpreted as chronological indicators will be undertaken.

Project fields:
History of Science

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

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

Grant period:
6/1/1978 – 6/30/1978