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Distilling knowledge : alchemy, chemistry, and the scientific revolution

Author: Bruce T Moran
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.
Series: New histories of science, technology, and medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The metaphor of the Scientific Revolution, Moran argues, can be expanded to make sense of alchemy and other so-called pseudo-sciences-by including a new framework in which "process can count as an  Read more...

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Moran, Bruce T.
Distilling knowledge.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004052601
(OCoLC)55588014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce T Moran
ISBN: 9780674041226 0674041224
OCLC Number: 438723717
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: New histories of science, technology, and medicine.
Responsibility: Bruce T. Moran.

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