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  1. Lawrence M. Principe (Ed.), Chymists and Chymistry. Studies in the History of Alchemy and Early Modern Chemistry.Ferdinando Abbri - 2009 - Minerva 47 (1):115-118.
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  2. Science and Civilisation in China. Vol. V, Pt. 4. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus, Theories and Gifts. [REVIEW]Hans Agren - 1983 - British Journal for the History of Science 16 (1):81-84.
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  3. Authors Index Volume 2.F. M. Akeroyd, D. Baird, T. Benfey, P. Duhem, R. B. King, J. Kovac, J. G. Mcevoy, J. Morrell, R. K. Nesbet & J. L. Ramsey - 2000 - Foundations of Chemistry 2 (265).
  4. Mechanistic Explanation Versus Deductive-Nomological Explanation.F. Michael Akeroyd - 2008 - Foundations of Chemistry 10 (1):39-48.
    This paper discusses the important paper by Paul Thagard on the pathway version of mechanistic explanation that is currently used in chemical explanation. The author claims that this method of explanation has a respectable pedigree and can be traced back to the Chemical Revolution in the arguments used by the Lavoisier School in their theoretical duels with Richard Kirwan, the proponent of a revised phlogistonian theory. Kirwan believed that complex chemical reactions could be explained by recourse to affinity tables that (...)
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  5. Reply to Psarros: Popper and Chemistry. [REVIEW]F. Michael Akeroyd - 2000 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 31 (1):127-131.
    In this article I reply to criticism of my published work by N. Psarros (Journal for the General Philosophy of Science 28: 297–305,1997). I show that I had already answered the first criticism in my published work and not overlooked his supposed refutation. However I offer a plausible argument which he could have used to strengthen his claim. Psarros cites my work on Hopkins in his opening paragraph, but then makes no further reference to it in the text. I indicated (...)
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  6. The Foundations of Modern Organic Chemistry: The Rise of the Highes and Ingold Theory From 1930–1942. [REVIEW]F. Michael Akeroyd - 2000 - Foundations of Chemistry 2 (2):99-125.
    The foundations of modern organic chemistry were laid by the seminal work of Hughes and Ingold. The rise from being an interesting alternative hypothesis in 1933 to being the leading theory (outside the USA) in 1942 was achieved by a multiplicity of methods. This include:the construction of a new scientific notation, the rationalisation of some seemingly contradictory reported data, the refutation of the experimental work of one of their persistent critics, the use of conceptual arguments and also the achievement of (...)
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  7. Conceptual Aspects of Theory Appraisal: Some Biochemical Examples.F. Michael Akeroyd - 1997 - Hyle 3 (1):95 - 102.
    This paper considers papers on conceptual analysis by Laudan (1981) and Whitt (1989) and relates them to three biochemical episodes: (1) the modern 'biochemical explanation' of acupuncture; (2) the chemio-osmotic hypothesis of oxidative phosphorylation; (3) the theory of the complete digestion of proteins in the gut. The advantages of including philosophical debate in chemical/biochemical undergraduate courses is then discussed.
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  8. Predictions, Retrodictions and Chemistry: A 20th Century Example.Michael Akeroyd - 2004 - Studia Philosophica 4:26.
  9. Conversations on the Search for a 'Physics & Chemistry – an Alchemy' of Innovation - Reward Systems.Mr James Alexander - manuscript
    Bruno Latour in “How to evaluate innovation” develops a fairly simple well argumented procedure based upon the experimental sciences which may prove valuable to all. Latour suggests that the scientific method should be applied not only by scientists but even more so by major decision makers especially politician. Doing one's best and working for the better are some of the the questions discussed in this paper. Some of Latour's concepts are clarified by translation to simple graphical models. Models for failure (...)
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  10. An Introduction to the Physics and Chemistry of Some Lakes in Northern Zululand.B. R. Allanson & J. D. van Wyk - 1969 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 38 (3):217-240.
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  11. An Introduction to the Chemistry of the Water Column of the Knysna Estuary with Particular Reference to Nutrients and Suspended Solids.Brian R. Allanson, Bronwyn Maree & Neil Grange - 2000 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 55 (2):141-162.
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  12. Review of Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry. [REVIEW]Shawn Allin - 2003 - Hyle 9:120-123.
  13. Review of Ars Mutandi: Issues in Philosophy and History of Chemistry. [REVIEW]Shawn Allin - 2001 - Hyle 7:61-63.
  14. Book Review: Joseph E. Earley (Ed.): "Chemical Explanation: Characteristics Development, Autonomy" (New York 2003). [REVIEW]Shawn B. Allin - 2004 - Hyle 10 (2):179 - 181.
  15. Book Review: Holmes, Frederic L. And Trevor H. Levere (Eds.): "Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry", (Cambridge MA, 2000). [REVIEW]Shawn B. Allin - 2003 - Hyle 9 (1):120 - 123.
  16. Cathy Cobb: Magick, Mayhem, and Mavericks: The Spirited History of Physical Chemistry. [REVIEW]Shawn B. Allin - 2003 - Foundations of Chemistry 5 (3):249-252.
  17. Book Review: Psarros, N. And K. Gavroglu (Eds.): "Ars Mutandi: Issues in Philosophy and History of Chemistry" (Leipzig 1999). [REVIEW]Shawn B. Allin - 2001 - Hyle 7 (1):61 - 63.
  18. Milestones of Modern Chemistry: Original Reports of the DiscoveriesEduard Farber.Beverly S. Almgren - 1967 - Isis 58 (3):432-433.
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  19. Essay: Chemistry and Humanity: Challenges Our Profession Faces as We Advance Towards the Third Millenium.Selen Altunata - 2001 - Hyle 7 (1):51 - 60.
  20. Chemistry and Biology of Thrombin by Roger L. Lundblad, John W. Fenton II, and Kenneth G. Mann.Julian L. Ambrus & Clara M. Ambrus - 1978 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 21 (4):632-633.
  21. Early Railway Chemistry and Its Legacy. [REVIEW]Robert Anderson - 2012 - British Journal for the History of Science 45 (4):688-690.
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  22. Chemistry Laboratories, and How They Might Be Studied.Robert G. W. Anderson - 2013 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 44 (4):669-675.
    Chemistry laboratories, as buildings, have been surprisingly little studied by historians of science; interest has been focused on them more as sites of specific scientific activity, with particular emphasis on the personalities who worked within them. This has overshadowed aspects of laboratories such as their specification, design, construction, fitting-out, adaptation, replacement, status as civic and academic structures, and so on. Systematic study of them would be aided by an agreed taxonomy of laboratory types, according to their purpose, and a scheme (...)
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  23. Russell and Hudson, Early Railway Chemistry and Its Legacy. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012. Pp. Xiii + 193. ISBN 978-1-84973-326-7. £29.99. [REVIEW]Robert G. W. Anderson - 2012 - British Journal for the History of Science 45 (4):688-690.
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  24. Between the Library and the Laboratory the Language of Chemistry in Eighteenth-Century France.Wilda C. Anderson - 1984
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  25. The International Influence of the Carlsberg Laboratory on Protein Chemistry.C. B. Anfinsen - 1985 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 29 (3 Pt 2):S87 - 9.
  26. Chemistry and Interfaces.Roberta Brayner Anne Aimable, Mathieu Roze Jean-Pierre Llored & Stephane Sarrade - 2013 - In Jean-Pierre Llored (ed.), The Philosophy of Chemistry: Practices, Methodologies, and Concepts. Cambridge Scholars Press.
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  27. The Contexts of Simultaneous Discovery: Slater, Pauling, and the Origins of Hybridisation.S. B. - 2000 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 31 (4):451-474.
    Simultaneous discovery in science has been a subject of close historical investigations, not only for assessing claims of priority, which occasionally generate controversy rather than consensus, but also for understanding the cultural and intellectual context of the time. Thomas S. Kuhn is a pioneer in the contextual study of simultaneous discovery, and his paper on the formulation of the first law of thermodynamics has already become a classic.
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  28. Alchemy, Chemistry and the History of Science.T. B. - 2000 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 31 (4):711-720.
  29. Jane Marcet and the Limits to Public Science.Saba Bahar - 2001 - British Journal for the History of Science 34 (1):29-49.
    This essay examines Jane Marcet's 1806 Conversations on Chemistry in the context of a newly emerging ideology of science. As part of this emergence, a new public for chemistry had to be formed and clearly demarcated from that of ‘public men’ of science. Although this essay examines Marcet's relation to Humphry Davy's public lectures on chemistry, it focuses on the encouragement she received from the highly intellectual Geneva elite, to whom she was related. Comparing her work to the influential Bibliothèque (...)
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  30. Encapsulating Knowledge: The Direct Reading Spectrometer. [REVIEW]Davis Baird - 2000 - Foundations of Chemistry 2 (1):5-46.
    The direct reading emission spectrometer was developed during the1940s. By substituting photo-multiplier tubes and electronics forphotographic film spectrograms, the interpretation of special lineswith a densitometer was avoided. Instead, the instrument providedthe desired information concerning percentage concentration ofelements of interest directly on a dial. Such instruments `de-skill' the job of making such measurements. They do this by encapsulatingin the instrument the skills previously employed by the analyst,by `skilling' the instrument. This paper presents a history of thedevelopment of the Dow Chemical/Baird Associates (...)
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  31. Philosophy of Chemistry: Synthesis of a New Discipline.Davis Baird, Eric R. Scerri & Lee C. McIntyre (eds.) - 2006 - Springer.
    This comprehensive volume marks a new standard in scholarship in the still emerging field of the philosophy of chemistry. With selections drawn from a wide range of scholarly disciplines, philosophers, chemists, and historians of science here converge to ask some of the most fundamental questions about the relationship between philosophy and chemistry. What can chemistry teach us about longstanding disputes in the philosophy of science over such issues as reductionism, autonomy, and supervenience? And what new issues may chemistry bring to (...)
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  32. Introduction: The Invisibility of Chemistry.Davis Baird, Eric Scerri & Lee Mcintyre - 2005 - Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 242:3-18.
  33. Editorial: Nanotech Challenges, Part 2.Davis Baird & Joachim Schummer - 2005 - Hyle 11 (1):3 - 4.
  34. Editorial: Nanotech Challenges, Part 1.Davis Baird & Joachim Schummer - 2004 - Hyle 10 (2):63 - 64.
  35. Laboratory Research in Chemical Contraception.John R. Baker - 1935 - The Eugenics Review 27 (2):127.
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  36. Reflections About Mathematical Chemistry.A. T. Balaban - 2005 - Foundations of Chemistry 7 (3):289-306.
    A personal account is presented for the present status of mathematical chemistry, with emphasis on non-numerical applications. These use mainly graph-theoretical concepts. Most computational chemical applications involve quantum chemistry and are therefore largely reducible to physics, while discrete mathematical applications often do not. A survey is provided for opinions and definitions of mathematical chemistry, and then for journals, books and book series, as well as symposia of mathematical chemistry.
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  37. Chemical Graph Theory and the Sherlock Holmes Principle.Alexandru T. Balaban - 2013 - Hyle 19 (1):107 - 134.
    The development of chemical applications of graph theory is reviewed from a personal perspective. Graph-theoretical methods for finding all graphs fulfilling certain mathematical conditions followed by eliminating chemically impossible solutions are equivalent to the ‘Sherlock Holmes principle’. For molecular graphs, this is illustrated by monocyclic aromatic systems and by valence isomers of annulenes. Using dualist graphs for benzenoids and diamond hydrocarbons it was possible to develop simple encoding systems that allowed convenient enumerations of isomers. Starting with the invention of reaction (...)
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  38. Chemistry and Power in Recent American Fiction.Philip Ball - 2006 - Hyle 12 (1):45 - 66.
    Writers of fiction have always held up a mirror to the world around them. The perspective they typically present is not one gathered from polls of public opinion, nor is it culled from the way issues are presented in the media. Yet in retrospect, the personal attitudes and views expressed in good literary fiction frequently prove to offer a revealing snapshot of trends in thought and topics of debate in the writer's milieu. With this in mind, I shall explore some (...)
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  39. Call for Papers: The Molecular Sculpture Project.Philip Ball - 2004 - Hyle 10 (2):185 - 188.
  40. Constitution d'Un Enseignement Expérimental : La Physique Et Chimie Dans les Écoles Centrales / The Constitution of the Teaching of Experimental Science : Physics and Chemistry in the Écoles Centrales.Claudette Balpe - 1999 - Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 52 (2):241-284.
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  41. The Constitution of the Teaching of Experimental Science: Physics and Chemistry in the Ecoles Centrales.Claudette Balpe - 1999 - Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 52 (2):241-284.
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  42. The Inapplicability of Husserlian Mereology for the Regional Ontology of Quantum Chemical Wholes.Marina P. Banchetti - forthcoming - In Essays in Honor of Thomas Seebohm. Dordrecht, Netherlands:
  43. Hermeneutic Technics and the Engineering of Nanomaterials.Marina P. Banchetti - forthcoming - In Jean-Pierre Llored (ed.), Ethics and Chemistry: A Multidisciplinary Investigation. London, UK:
  44. Guest Editor: Foundations of Chemistry (Special Issue).Marina P. Banchetti - 2017 - Foundations of Chemistry 19 (3).
  45. From Corpuscles to Elements: Chemical Ontologies From Van Helmont to Lavoisier.Marina Paola Banchetti-Robino - 2014 - In Lee McIntyre & Eric Scerri (eds.), Philosophy of Chemistry: Growth of a New Discipline. Springer. pp. 141-154.
  46. The Relevance of Boyle's Chemical Philosophy for Contemporary Philosophy of Chemistry.Marina Paola Banchetti-Robino - 2013 - In Jean-Pierre Llored (ed.), The Philosophy of Chemistry: Practices, Methodologies, and Concepts.
  47. Ontological Tensions in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Chemistry: Between Mechanism and Vitalism.Marina Paola Banchetti-Robino - 2011 - Foundations of Chemistry 13 (3):173-186.
    The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries marks a period of transition between the vitalistic ontology that had dominated Renaissance natural philosophy and the Early Modern mechanistic paradigm endorsed by, among others, the Cartesians and Newtonians. This paper will focus on how the tensions between vitalism and mechanism played themselves out in the context of sixteenth and seventeenth century chemistry and chemical philosophy, particularly in the works of Paracelsus, Jan Baptista Van Helmont, Robert Fludd, and Robert Boyle. Rather than argue that these (...)
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  48. Simply a Matter of Chemistry? The Nobel Prize for 1920.Diana Kormos Barkan - 1994 - Perspectives on Science 2 (4):357-395.
  49. Pharmaceutical Matters.A. Barry - 2005 - Theory, Culture and Society 22 (1):51-69.
    Drawing on the work of Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent and Isabelle Stengers on the history of chemistry, this article develops the idea that drug molecules can be understood as ‘informed materials’. This study argues that molecules should not be viewed as discrete objects, but as constituted in their relations to complex informational and material environments. Through a case study of commercial pharmaceutical R&D, the article examines the role of combinatorial and computational chemistry in enriching the informational and material environment of potential drug (...)
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  50. Philosophy of Mathematical Chemistry: A Personal Perspective.Subhash C. Basak - 2013 - Hyle 19 (1):3 - 17.
    This article discusses the nature of mathematical chemistry, discrete mathematical chemistry in particular. Molecules and macromolecules can be represented by model objects using methods of discrete mathematics, e.g., graphs and matrices. Mathematical formalisms are further applied on the model objects to distill various quantitative characteristics. The end product of such an exercise can be a better understanding of chemistry, the development of quantitative scales for qualitative notions of chemistry, or an illumination of the structural basis of chemical and biological properties. (...)
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