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  1. Jan-Erik Jones (forthcoming). Review of Sorana Corneanu's Regimens of the Mind. [REVIEW] Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science.
  2. Michael Bennett McNulty (forthcoming). Chemistry in Kant's Opus Postumum. Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science.
    In his Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Naturwissenschaft (MAN), Kant claims that chemistry is an improper, though rational science. The chemistry to which Kant confers this status is the phlogistic chemistry of, for instance, Georg Stahl. In his Opus Postumum (OP), however, Kant espouses a broadly Lavoiserian conception of chemistry. In particular, Kant endorses Antoine Lavoisier's elements, oxygen theory of combustion, and role for the caloric. As Lavoisier's lasting contribution to chemistry, according to some histories of the science, was his emphasis on (...)
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  3. Thomas Mormann (forthcoming). Philipp Frank's Austro-American Logical Empiricism. Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science.
    The aim of this paper is to discuss the “Austro-American” logical empiricism proposed by physicist and philosopher Philipp Frank, particularly his interpretation of Carnap’s Aufbau, which he considered the charter of logical empiricism as a scientific world conception. According to Frank, the Aufbau was to be read as an integration of the ideas of Mach and Poincaré, leading eventually to a pragmatism quite similar to that of the American pragmatist William James. Relying on this peculiar interpretation, Frank intended to bring (...)
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