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Correspondence. A Method of Teaching Philosophy of Structure Using Simple Models

Mr. E. C. Ruddock (Department of Architecture, University of Edinburgh): ‘I quibble at the title of Dr. Hilson’s article. Unless we are to return to the language of the early nineteenth century, when “mechanical philosophy” described a course in applied physics, there is no need to call his course “philosophy of structure”. I would prefer to say that it is directed to the understanding of structures.