Humanist Archives: Jan. 25, 2022, 9:24 a.m. Humanist 35.488 - Stegmüller & Humanist?
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 488.
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Date: 2022-01-24 13:46:46+00:00
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Subject: Wolfgang Stegmüller
Thanks to an off-list exchange, my eyes were directed to an older
posting on Humanist (and bless the designers of the search facility).
Herbert Wender asks in the context of a query by you on the nature of
theory making across disciplines (“I'm looking for a discussion of
'theory' that recognises the differences across disciplines”) whether
“the old compendium of Stegmüller has found a successsor” and he
provides the German titles to the multi volume and multi part work.
Having little or no German I went in search of a volume Stegmüller’s
work published in English. Because of its French connection, I was
intrigued by The Structuralist View of Theories: A Possible Analogue of
the Bourbaki Programme in Physical Science. Unfortunately my local
research library is closed to all but students and faculty in these
present times and the Toronto Public Library does not have a copy in its
I wonder if anyone subscribing to Humanist has read this or any work by
Stegmüller and would care to comment on its relevance to Humanist
about the work of
François Lachance, Ph.d.
living in the beginning of the long 22nd century; sequencing the
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