Collection MS/MS 01.02 - H. George Apostle Papers 1942-1991

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US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.02

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H. George Apostle Papers 1942-1991

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1910 Born in Greece

1922 Moved to New York City

Columbia University. BA, MA in mathematics. Pulitzer Scholar

University of Chicago. Studies philosophy

Laval University (Quebec). Lic. En Phil.

1942 Harvard University. MA, Ph.D.

1942 West Virginia Wesleyan College. Taught mathematics and physics

1943-35 University of Rochester

1945-47 Amherst College. Taught mathematics and philosophy

1947-48 University of Chicago. Taught philosophy of Science

1948-78 Grinnell College. Professor of Mathematics

1961 Myra Steele Professor of Mathematics

1960,1969 Visits to Greece

1978 Retirement

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The collection consists of typed manuscripts of Apostle’s translations and commentaries of Aristotle, Ph.D. thesis, and at talk, 1942-1978.  In addition to the typed versions of the Nicomachean Ethics, there are also a holograph version and two sets of page proofs.  Not included are manuscripts of Aristotle’s Philosophy of Mathematics (1952) or Mr. Apostle's two mathematics texts (1954 and 1960).

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  • English

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