Paneth, Kant, and the philosophy of chemistry

Foundations of Chemistry 11 (2):79-91 (2009)
Abstract
Immanuel Kant has built up a dualistic epistemology that seems to fit to the peculiarities of chemistry quite well. Friedrich Paneth used Kant’s concept and characterised simple and basic substances which refer to the empirical and to the transcendental world, respectively. This paper takes account of the Kantian influences in Paneth’s philosophy of chemistry, and discusses pertinent topics, like observables, atomism and realism.
Keywords Paneth  Kant, basic and simple substances  Metaphysics  Transcendental  Antirealism
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