Hugo Dingler (1881-1954) was a German philosopher of science. Born in Munich, he studied mathematics, physics, and philosophy at the University of Munich, where he received his doctorate in 1905. Dingler's philosophical work was heavily influenced by his background in physics, and he believed that the study of science was the key to understanding the world. He was critical of traditional philosophical methods and argued that philosophy should be grounded in empirical observation and experimentation.
The monograph listed here is a commemorative compilation published to honor Dingler on the occasion of what would have been his 75th birthday. Each section has been written and submitted by a different author. For the most part, these sections are academic articles about or heavily referencing Dingler’s theories, though the first section is notably a personal recollection of encounters with the man himself. While the majority of authors included in this book hail from Dingler’s native Germany, a number of international authors are also included and published in the language of their choosing. Overall this books stand as testament to the reach and influence of Dingler’s work and the manner in which it lives on after his death.
The authors included in this publication are Giogio Benini, Silvio Ceccato, Charles K. Davenport, Herbert Dingle, Paul Droßbach, Gerhard Heberer, Wilhelm Krampf, Paul Lorenzen, Eduard May, Hans Meyer, Alf Nyman, Herbert Sanborn, Denis Silagi, and Bruno Thüring.
- Title: Hugo Dingler: Gedenkbuch zum 75. Geburtstag
- Editor: Wilhelm Krampf
- Publisher: Eidos Verlag
- Place: Munich
- Year: 1956
- Language: German, Italian, and English
- Length: 222pp
- Dimensions: 25” x 9.13” x 0.75”
- Condition: No dustjacket. Grey cloth-covered boards are like new. Engraved titles and portrait printed in white and red on front and spine. Binding tight. Pages crisp and clean—no folds, tears, or extraneous marks. No missing pages.