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ISBN-13: 9780444516756
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Series: Handbook of the Philosophy of Science Series , #6
Pages: 575
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Dov M. Gabbay is Augustus De Morgan Professor Emeritus of Logic at the Group of Logic, Language and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College London. He has authored over four hundred and fifty research papers and over thirty research monographs. He is editor of several international Journals, and many reference works and Handbooks of Logic.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction Introduction

Part 2. History of the Philosophy of Chemistry Prehistory of the Philosophy of Chemistry Robert Boyle (1627–1691) Joseph Priestley (1733–1804) Antoine Lavoisier (1743–1794) John Dalton (1766–1844) Dmitrii Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834–1907) Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839–1903) Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932) Pierre Duhem (1861–1916) Frantiˇsek Wald (1861–1930) G. N. Lewis (1875–1946) Gaston Bachelard (1884–1962) Linus Pauling (1901–1994) Charles Coulson (1910–1974) Ilya Prigogine (1917–2003)

Part 3. Chemical Substances Ancient Theories of Chemical Substance Substances: The Ontology of Chemistry Modality, Mereology and Substance Elements Compounds and Mixtures

Part 4. Chemical Concepts and Methods Chemical Bond Mechanisms and Chemical Reaction The Periodic Table Laws in Chemistry Chemical Modeling

Part 5. Chemistry and Physics Reduction, Emergence and Physicalism Atoms and Molecules in Classical Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics Concept Amalgamation and Representation in Quantum Chemistry Thermodynamics in Chemistry Entropy in Chemistry

Part 6. Chemistry and Other Disciplines Chemistry and Molecular Biology Chemistry and Pharmacy: A Philosophical Inquiry into an Evolving Relationship Chemical Engineering Science

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