This paper reviews two formulations of some structural aspects of knowledge systems. These two structural specifications of knowledge systems, by Judith Willer and by Norwood Russell Hanson, are then combined to suggest a model for relating several "ideal type" knowledge systems. Some tentative descriptions of these knowledge systems are given. The paper concludes by suggesting that scientific systems involve a particular combination of two of the systems and that sociology of knowledge and cognitive psychology have clear roles in the theoretical development of such a model.
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