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Resources for a Christian worldview

M.D. Stafleu pages


Marinus Dirk Stafleu


 


Dick Stafleu (1937) is a retired physicist. After studying at Leyden University, he was engaged for ten years as a scientific investigator at the Catholic University Nijmegen, where he received his PhD in experimental physics in 1967. From 1973-1998 he worked at the teacher training institute at Utrecht, first teaching physics, philosophy and history of science, later as a director. He has published many papers and several books on the philosophy and history of science.

His own webpage is found here: http://www.mdstafleu.nl/


 

On-line articles

 'Quantum physics and the philsophy of the cosmonomic idea' (translated by H. Kiefte from 'Quantumfysica en wijsbegeerte der wetsidee' Philosophia Reformata 31 (1966) 126)

'Framework' chapter 1 from Time and Again: A Systematic Analysis of the Foundations of Physics (Toronto: Wedge, 1980/ Bloemfontein: Sacrum Beperk, 1980) [pdf]



A World Full of Relations (2001)

Bibliography


1966. Quantumfysica en wijsbegeerte der wetsidee. Philosophia Reformata 31: 126-156.


1968. ‘Individualiteit in de fysica’, in D.M Bakker et al., Reflexies, opstellen aangeboden aan Prof. Dr. J.P.A. Mekkes, ter gelegenheid van zijn zeventigste verjaardag, pp. 287–305 Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn.


1970. Analysis of time in modern physics. Philosophia Reformata 35: 1-24, 119-131.


1972. Metric and measurement in physics. Philosophia Reformata 37: 42-57.


1978. The mathematical and technical opening up of a field of science. Philosophia Reformata 43: 18-37.


1979. The isolation of a field of science. Philosophia Reformata 44: 1-15.


1980a. The opening up of a field of science by abstraction and synthesis. Philosophia Reformata 45: 47-76.


1980b. Time and again, A systematic analysis of the foundations of physics, Toronto: Wedge; Bloemfontein: Sacum.


1981. Theories as logically qualified artefacts I. Philosophia Reformata 46: 164-189.


1982. Theories as logically qualified artefacts II. Philosophia Reformata 47: 20-40.


1983. Kritische studie: Popper's Postscript (I). Philosophia Reformata 48: 50-65.


1984a. Kritische studie: Popper's Postscript (II). Philosophia Reformata 49: 71-91.


1984b. The kind of motion we call heat. Tydskrif vir christelike wetenskap 20: 1-43.


1985. Spatial things and kinematic events (On the reality of mathematically qualified structures of individuality). Philosophia Reformata 50: 9-20.


1986. Some problems of time - some facts of life. Philosophia Reformata 51: 67-82.


1987. Theories at work, On the structure and functioning of theories in science, in particular during the Copernican revolution, Lanham, New York, London: University Press of America.


1988. Criteria for a law sphere (with special emphasis on the psychic' modal aspect). Philosophia Reformata 53: 171-186.


1989. De verborgen structuur, Wijsgerige beschouwingen over natuurlijke structuren en hun samenhang, Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn.


1991. Being human in the cosmos. Philosophia Reformata 56: 101-131.


1992. En toch beweegt zij, Geschiedenis van de natuurkunde van Pythagoras tot Newton, Meppel etc.: Boom.


1994. De structuur der materie in de wijsbegeerte van de wetsidee. in: H.G. Geertsema et al. (eds.), Herman Dooyeweerd 1894-1977, Breedte en actualiteit van zijn filosofie, Kampen: Kok, 114-142.


1995a. Modelvorming als heuristisch instrument in het wetenschappelijke ontsluitingsproces. Philosophia Reformata 60, 1-15.


1995b. The cosmochronological idea in natural science. in: S. Griffioen, B.M. Balk (eds.), Christian philosophy at the close of the twentieth century, Kampen: Kok, 93-111.


1996a. Filosofie van de natuurwetenschap. in: R. van Woudenberg (red.), Kennis en werkelijkheid, 177-202, Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn.


1997. Comments on anticipations. Philosophia Reformata 62, 129-144.


1998. Experimentele filosofie, Geschiedenis van de natuurkunde vanuit een wijsgerig perspectief, Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn.


1999. The idea of natural law. Philosophia Reformata 64: 88-104.


2000. The idionomy of natural kinds and the biological concept of a species. Philosophia Reformata 65: 154-169.


2001. A World Full of Relations. A translation of Stafleu 2002a - available above


2002a. Een wereld vol relaties, Karakter en zin van natuurlijke dingen en processen, Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn.


2002b. Evolution, history and the individual character of a person. Philosophia Reformata 67: 3-18.


2003. On aesthetically qualified characters and their mutual interlacements. Philosophia Reformata 68: 137-147.


2004. On the character of social communities, the state and the public domain. Philosophia Reformata 69: 125-139.


2005. The relation frame of keeping company. Reply to Andrew Basden. Philosophia Reformata 70: 151-164.


2006a. Infinity and continuity. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap, 163–174.


2006b. Relations and characters in Protestant philosophy, from http://www.freewebs.com/stafleu


2007. Philosophical ethics and the so-called ethical aspect Philosophia Reformata 72(1) 21-33


2008. Isaac Newtons Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Radix 34, 39–53.


2008. Time and history in the philosophy of the cosmonomic idea. Philosophia Reformata 73(2): 154-169


2011. Bestaan driehoeken en cirkels echt? Sophie 1(4): 44–47.


2011. Chronos & Clio, De tijd in de geschiedenis. Buijten en Schipperheijn, Amsterdam.


2014. Nuances in the Philosophy of the Cosmonomic Idea. Koers – Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 79(3), Art. #423, 8 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/koers.v79i3.423


2015. Laws for Dynamic Development. Available online here: http://www.mdstafleu.nl/


2016. Theory for Experiment. Available online here: http://www.mdstafleu.nl/ 

 
Books in English
                           



 

 

Relations and characters

 

in Protestant philosophy

 

 

 

 

Marinus Dirk Stafleu

 

 

 

 

Full Contents

Introduction

Part I. Culture

Part II. Civilization

Part III. History

Part IV. Evolution

Cited Literature

Index of Persons

 

               

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