# Document (#28446)

Author
Channon, M.
Title
¬The Stowe table as the definitive periodic system
Source
Knowledge organization. 38(2011) no.4, S.321-327
Year
2011
Series
Forum: The Philosophy of Classification
Abstract
In the debate between Professors Hjørland and Scerri (Hjørland 2008 and 2011; Scerri 2011), a question is raised as to which of the many periodic tables is best. Perhaps the confusion results in part from an excessively narrow focus on atoms. To answer this question, then, it might help to broaden one's view of classification tables. With this in mind, we should first note that there are some ten major categories of particle phenomena), and there are now classification tables for most of these, notably elementary particles, hadrons (e.g., spin 3/2 baryons, hadron systems (table of nuclides), galaxies, and, interestingly, universes.
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