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Philosophy of chemistry

Author: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent; Andrea I Woody
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2012.
Series: Handbook of the philosophy of science, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats

"Philosophy of chemistry investigates the foundational concepts and methods of chemistry, the science of the nature of substances and their transformations."--


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent; Andrea I Woody
ISBN: 9780444516756 0444516751
OCLC Number: 764443684
Description: XI, 563 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Part 1. Introduction Introduction Part 2. History of the Philosophy of Chemistry Prehistory of the Philosophy of Chemistry Robert Boyle (1627-1691) Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794) John Dalton (1766-1844) Dmitrii Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834-1907) Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839-1903) Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932) Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) Franti sek Wald (1861-1930) G. N. Lewis (1875-1946) Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962) Linus Pauling (1901-1994) Charles Coulson (1910-1974) Ilya Prigogine (1917-2003) Part 3. Chemical Substances Ancient Theories of Chemical Substance Substances: The Ontology of Chemistry Modality, Mereology and Substance Elements Compounds and Mixtures Part 4. Chemical Concepts and Methods Chemical Bond Mechanisms and Chemical Reaction The Periodic Table Laws in Chemistry Chemical Modeling Part 5. Chemistry and Physics Reduction, Emergence and Physicalism Atoms and Molecules in Classical Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics Concept Amalgamation and Representation in Quantum Chemistry Thermodynamics in Chemistry Entropy in Chemistry Part 6. Chemistry and Other Disciplines Chemistry and Molecular Biology Chemistry and Pharmacy: A Philosophical Inquiry into an Evolving Relationship Chemical Engineering Science
Series Title: Handbook of the philosophy of science, 6.
Responsibility: ed. by Andrea I. Woody ... [Contributors: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent ...].


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