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  1. What might philosophy of science look like if chemists built it?Roald Hoffmann - 2007 - 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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    Ockham's Razor and Chemistry.Roald Hoffmann, Vladimir I. Minkin & Barry K. Carpenter - 1997 - 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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  3. Molecular beauty.Roald Hoffmann - 1990 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (3):191-204.
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    How Symbolic and Iconic Languages Bridge the Two Worlds of the Chemist.Emily Grosholz & Roald Hoffmann - 2000 - In Nalini Bhushan & Stuart Rosenfeld (eds.), Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 230.
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  5. Why think up new molecules?Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  6. Signs and portents: No parking in the courtroom.Shira Leibowitz & Roald Hoffmann - 1991 - Diacritics 21 (1):2-23.
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    Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - New York: Oxford University Press. Edited by Jeffrey Kovac & Michael Weisberg.
    Roald Hoffmann's contributions to chemistry are well known; this Nobel laureate has published more than 500 articles and two books. As an "applied theoretical chemist," he has made significant contributions to our understanding of chemical bonding and reactivity, and taught two generations of chemists how to use molecular orbitals for real chemistry. Less well known, however, are Hoffmann's important and insightful contributions to the areas of scholarship surrounding chemistry. Over a career that spans nearly fifty years, Roald Hoffmann has thought (...)
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  8. Qualitative thinking in the age of modern computational chemistry, or What Lionel Salem knows.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  9. How symbolic and iconic languages bridge the two worlds of the chemist: a case study from contemporary bioorganic chemistry.Emily R. Grosholz & Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann (ed.), Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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    Commentary.Roald Hoffmann - 1983 - Science, Technology, and Human Values 8 (4):10-11.
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    essay: Thoughts on Aesthetics and Visualization.Roald Hoffmann - 2003 - Hyle 9 (1):7 - 10.
  12. How nice to be an outsider.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  13. How should chemists think?Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  14. Honesty to the singular object.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  15. Learning from molecules in distress.Roald Hoffmann & Henning Hopf - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  16. Molecular beauty.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  17. Nearly circular reasoning.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  18. Narrative.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  19. Ockham's razor and chemistry.Roald Hoffmann, Vladimir I. Minkin & Barry K. Carpenter - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
     
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  20. Preface.Roald Hoffmann - 2013 - In Jean-Pierre Llored (ed.), The Philosophy of Chemistry: Practices, Methodologies, and Concepts. Cambridge Scholars Press.
     
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  21. Part 3: Art and science. 19. Art in science?Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  22. Part 1: Chemical Reasoning and Explanation. 2. Why buy that theory?Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  23. Part 4: Chemical education. 22. Teach to search.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  24. Part 5: Ethics in science. 25. Mind the shade.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  25. Protean.Roald Hoffmann & Pierre Laszlo - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  26. Part 2: Writing and communicating in chemistry. 13. Under the surface of the chemical article.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  27. Representation in chemistry.Roald Hoffmann & Pierre Laszlo - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  28. Science and crafts.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  29. Science and ethics: a marriage of necessity and choice for this millennium.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  30. Some heretical thoughts on what our students are telling us.Roald Hoffmann & Brian P. Coppola - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  31. Specific learning and teaching strategies that work, and why they do so.Roald Hoffmann & Saundra Y. McGuire - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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    Theoretical chemistry.Roald Hoffmann - 2004 - Foundations of Chemistry 6 (1):11-.
  33. The material and spiritual rationales are inseparable.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  34. The metaphor, unchained.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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    Thoughts on aesthetics and visualization in chemistry.Roald Hoffmann - 2003 - Hyle 9:7-10.
  36. The say of things.Roald Hoffmann & Pierre Laszlo - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  37. Trying to understand, making bonds.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  38. Unstable.Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  39. What might philosophy of science look like if chemists built it?Roald Hoffmann - 2012 - In Roald Hoffmann on the philosophy, art, and science of chemistry. Oxford University Press.
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  40. Vom Verständnis der Natur: Jahrbuch Einstein-Forum 2000.Pierre Laszlo & Roald Hoffmann - 2001 - De Gruyter.
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    Was die dinge sagen.Pierre Laszlo & Roald Hoffmann - 2001 - In Vom Verständnis der Natur: Jahrbuch Einstein-Forum 2000. De Gruyter. pp. 75-110.
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