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Rice University (Houston, TX 77005-1827)
Salomon Bochner (Project Director: February 1977 to present)

The Intellectual Role of Mathematics Since Renaissance and Scientific Revolution

To study the impact of the Renaissance on the innermost structure of mathematics. Mathematics began to absorb into its texture basic conceptions (e.g., space, infinity, continuity which had been alien to Greek mathematics because they had originated and. developed, extramathematically, in natural philosophy, cosmology, ontology, and theology.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,553 (approved)
$2,553 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1977 – 5/31/1980