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Author: Scerri Eric.
Publisher: World Scientific 2009.
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Interviews conducted with Eric Scerri at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on the Periodic Table Part 1. Interviews conducted with Eric Scerri at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on the Periodic Table Part 2. This book contains key articles by Eric Scerri, the leading authority on the history and philosophy of the periodic table of the elements and the author of a best-selling book on the subject. The articles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scerri Eric.
ISBN: 1282759965 9781282759961 9781848164260 1848164262
OCLC Number: 729020357
Description: 1 online resource (156)
Contents: Cover13; --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Paper l. Chemistry, Spectroscopy, and the Question of Reduction. Journal of Chemical Education, 68: 122-126, 1991. --
Modern Chemical Education. Too Much So-Called Theory? --
The Periodic Table According to Chemistry or According to Spectroscopy --
A Recent Modification to the Form of the Periodic Table --
other Changes In Electronic Configurations InCluding the Rare Earlhe --
The Actinides8226; A Case Where Spectroscopy Trlumphe over Chemistry? --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgment --
Literature CHed --
Paper 2. The Electronic Configuration Model, Quantum Mechanics and Reduction The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 42: 309-325, 1991. --
ABSTRACT --
I INTRODUCTION --
2 HISTORICAL --
3 PRESENT STATUS AND APPLICATIONS --
4 CONCLUSIONS --
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT --
REFERENCES --
Paper 3. The Periodic Table and the Electron American Scientist, 85: 546-553, 1997. --
The Genesis of the Table --
Magnets and Electrons --
Counting on Quanta --
Quantum Numbers in Question --
The Periodic Table Explained? --
Pragmatic Approximation --
Bibliography --
Paper 4. How Good Is the Quantum Mechanical Explanation of the Periodic System? Journal of Chemical Education, 75: 1384-1385, 1998. --
Literature Cited --
Paper 5. Prediction and the Periodic Table Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 32: 407-452, 2001 (co-authored with J. Worrall). --
1. Introduction --
2. Some Preliminary Clarifications and Counterarguments --
2.1. Publication and Prediction --
2.2. Why was the Davy Medal Awarded to Mendeleev? --
2.3. Mendeleev and the Discovery of Gallium --
2.4. Grounded Confidence about Germanium? --
2.5. A Methodological Preliminary: Prediction and Prediction --
3. Brush's Account of the Reception of Mendeleev's Ideas --
3.1. Some Complications and Tensions in Brush's Analysis --
3.2. Does Brush's Evidence Really Show that the Predictive Successes Carried More Impact? --
4. The Periodic Table and the 'Periodic Law' --
5. Evidence and the Periodic Table --
5.1. Accommodation and the Periodic Table --
5.2. Exploring Periodicity --
References --
Paper 6. Lowdin's Remarks on the Aufbau Principle and a Philosopher's View of Ab Initio Quantum Chemistry in Fundamental World of Quantum Chemistry: A Tribute to the Memory of Per-Olov Lowdin, E. Brandas, E. Kryachko (eds.), Springer, --
1. Introduction. --
2. General approach of this study and ab initio calculations iu science generally. --
3. What do the terms ab initio and first principles really mean in current quantum chemistry? --
4. First the elementary approach. --
5. Transition metal configurations. --
6. How are configurations derived from the theory? --
7. Choice of hasis set. --
8. Qualitative explanation of PT in terms of electrons in shells. --
9. Ab initio calculations based on wavefunctions. --
10. Density Functional Approach. --
11. Density Functional Theory in Practice. --
12. ConcJusions. --
NOTES --
REFERENCES --
Paper 7. Mendeleev's Legacy Chemical Heritage, Spring, pp. 22-27, 2007. --
Paper 8. The Role of Triads in the Evolution of the Periodic Table: Past and Present. Journal of Chemical Education, 85 --
Dual Sense of the Concept of "Element" --
Triads --
A Brief History of Triads --
Later Work on Triads --
Mendeleev's Path to Mature Periodic System --
Mendeleev's Use of Triad-Like Concepts To Make Predictions --
Atomic Number Triads --
The N.

Abstract:

Interviews conducted with Eric Scerri at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on the Periodic Table Part 1. Interviews conducted with Eric Scerri at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on the Periodic Table Part 2. This book contains key articles by Eric Scerri, the leading authority on the history and philosophy of the periodic table of the elements and the author of a best-selling book on the subject. The articles explore a range of topics such as the historical evolution of the periodic system as well as its philosophical status and its relationship to modern quantum physics. This volume contains.

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