Douglas M. Jesseph (NHC Fellow, 1993–94)

Project Title

The Hobbes-Wallis Controversy

North Carolina State University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1993–94

Douglas M. Jesseph wrote and reworked four chapters of a book on the controversy between Thomas Hobbes and John Wallis and finished two essays: "Of Analytics and Indivisibles: Hobbes on the Methods of Modern Mathematics," to appear in Revue d'flistoire des Sciences, and "Berkeley and the Philosophy of Mathematics," for The Cambridge Companion to Berkeley.