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  1. Roald Hoffmann & Pierre Laszlo (forthcoming). The Say of Things. Social Research.
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  2. Roald Hoffmann (2012). Roald Hoffmann on the Philosophy, Art, and Science of Chemistry. Oxford University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction, by Michael Weisberg and Jeffrey Kovac. -- 1 Trying to Understand, Making Bonds, by Roald Hoffmann -- Part 1: Chemical Reasoning and Explanation -- 2. Why Buy That Theory?, by Roald Hoffmann. -- 3. What Might Philosophy of Science Look Like If Chemists Built It?, by Roald Hoffmann -- 4. Unstable, by Roald Hoffmann -- 5. Nearly Circular Reasoning, by Roald Hoffmann -- 6. Ockham's Razor and Chemistry, by Roald Hoffmann, (...)
     
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  3. Roald Hoffmann (2007). What Might Philosophy of Science Look Like If Chemists Built It? Synthese 155 (3):321 - 336.
    Had more philosophers of science come from chemistry, their thinking would have been different. I begin by looking at a typical chemical paper, in which making something is the leitmotif, and conjecture/refutation is pretty much irrelevant. What in fact might have been, might be, different? The realism of chemists is reinforced by their remarkable ability to transform matter; they buy into reductionism where it serves them, but make no real use of it. Incommensurability is taken without a blink, and actually (...)
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  4. Roald Hoffmann (2004). Theoretical Chemistry. Foundations of Chemistry 6 (1):11-.
  5. Roald Hoffmann (2003). Essay: Thoughts on Aesthetics and Visualization. Hyle 9 (1):7 - 10.
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  6. Roald Hoffmann (2003). Thoughts on Aesthetics and Visualization in Chemistry. Hyle 9:7-10.
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  7. Emily Grosholz & Roald Hoffmann (2000). How Symbolic and Iconic Languages Bridge the Two Worlds of the Chemist. In Nalini Bhushan & Stuart Rosenfeld (eds.), Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry. New York: Oxford University Press. 230.
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  8. Roald Hoffmann, Vladimir I. Minkin & Barry K. Carpenter (1997). Ockham's Razor and Chemistry. Hyle 3 (1):3 - 28.
    We begin by presenting William of Ockham's various formulations of his principle of parsimony, Ockham's Razor. We then define a reaction mechanism and tell a personal story of how Ockham's Razor entered the study of one such mechanism. A small history of methodologies related to Ockham's Razor, least action and least motion, follows. This is all done in the context of the chemical (and scientific) community's almost unthinking acceptance of the principle as heuristically valuable. Which is not matched, to put (...)
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  9. Shira Leibowitz & Roald Hoffmann (1991). Signs and Portents: No Parking in the Courtroom. Diacritics 21 (1):2-23.
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  10. Roald Hoffmann (1990). Molecular Beauty. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (3):191-204.
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