Hildegard Buschmann

*December 31, 1889 (Cologne, Germany)
†1976

So far, archival material and information on Hildegard Buschmann, née Haack, is sparce. After studying mathematics and natural sciences at the universities of Bonn, Berlin and Münster (1910-1916), she worked as a school teacher in Köln. The oral doctoral examination in philosophy, pedagogy and botany took place on 19.7.1922. She obtained her doctoral degreee on 9.3.1923. The supervisor of her doctoral thesis  Johann Heinrich Lamberts Logik. Versuch einer Darstellung und Würdigung  was Gustav Wilhelm Störing, University of Bonn. Haack’s study on Lambert, which is primarily based on Karl Krienelke’s book Lamberts Philosophie der Mathematik (1909), portrays Lambert as a forerunner of inductive logic (Wilhelm Traugott Krug, Bernard Bolzano, Wilhelm Wundt) and of algebraic logic (George Boole, William Stanley Jevons, Ernst Schröder). Further publications by Haack (Buschmann) are not known.

References

Haack, H. (1932). Johann Heinrich Lamberts Logik. Versuch einer Darstellung und Würdigung. Diss., Bonn, Rheinischen Friedrich- Wilhelms-Universität.

Krienelke, K. (1909). Lamberts Philosophie der Mathematik. Berlin: Mayer u. Müller (zugl. Diss. Halle).

Archival Records

Archiv der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Promotionsalbum „B” (1921–1933).

Städtisches Lyzeum Köln-Mülheim. Personalblatt A

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