Date of Award

Spring 1972

Document Type



Chemistry & Physics

First Advisor

Guido Bugni

Second Advisor

Walter Jankowski

Third Advisor

Noel Bowman


This thesis is written in the hope of providing a conspectus of the philosophical concerns of the intermingling branches of chemistry, physics and mathematics. Different perhaps are their names and some of their goals, hut nevertheless these three branches of science interpret reality along the same lines of thought and hence their philosophical concerns are the same, with this in mind it is the scope of this thesis to take a look at the language, methods and limitations of these sciences in the light of what they say about ultimate reality.