Harmony and controversy in 17th-century scientific thought. John Wallis (1616-1703) on grammar, logic and music theory

This project is investigating questions concerning language, logic, musical theory and related topics in the writings and correspondence of John Wallis FRS (1616-703). It will produce critical editions of the correspondence and the non-mathematical works of one of the most fascinating figures in seventeenth-century England.


Principal investigator
Dr David Cram
Principal project staff
Dr David Cram
Start date
Sunday, April 1, 2007
Completion date
Sunday, August 1, 2010