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Davis Baird & Eric Scerri 
Philosophy of Chemistry 
Synthesis of a New Discipline

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This comprehensive volume marks a new standard in scholarship in the emerging field of the philosophy of chemistry. Philosophers, chemists, and historians of science ask some fundamental questions about the relationship between philosophy and chemistry.

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Section 1. Chemistry and the Philosophy of Chemistry.- 1. Davis Baird, Lee Mc Intyre, Eric Scerri, By Way of an Introduction: The Overwhelming Invisibility of Chemistry.- 2. Joachim Schummer, The Philosophy of Chemistry: From Infancy Toward Maturity.- Section 2. Chemistry and the History and Philosophy of Science.- 3. Paul Needham, Aristotle’s Theory of Chemical Reaction and Chemical Substances.- 4. Jaap van Brakel, Kant’s Legacy for the Philosophy of Chemistry.- Section 3. Chemistry and Current Philosophy of Science.- 5. Otto Ted Benfey, The Conceptual Structure of the Sciences: Reemergence of the Human Dimension.- 6. Eric Scerri, Normative and Descriptive Philosophy of Science and the Role of Chemistry.- 7. Johannes Hunger, How Classical Models of Explanation Fail to Cope with Chemistry The Case of Molecular Modeling.- 8. Jeffrey Kovac, Professional Ethics in Science.- Section 4. Chemistry and Physics.- 9. Robin Hendry, Is There Downward Causation in Chemistry?.- 10. G.K. Vemulapalli, Physics in the Crucible of Chemistry.- Section 5. Chemical Theory and Foundational Questions.- 11. Joseph Early, Some Philosophical Implications of Chemical Symmetry.- 12. Ray Hefferlin, The Periodic Systems of Molecules: Presuppositions, Problems and Prospects.- 13. Jack Woodyard, A New Paradigm for Schrödinger and Kohn.- Section 6. Chemistry and its Tools of Representation.- 14. Ann Johnson, Virtual Tools: The Epistemological and Social Issues Computer-Aided Chemical Process Design.- 15. Sara Vollmer, Space in Molecular Representations; Or How Pictures Represent Objects.- 16. Daniel Rothbart and John Schreifels, Visualizing Instrumental Techniques of Surface Chemistry.- Section 7. Chemistry and Ontology.- 17. Nalini Bhushan, Are Chemical Kinds Natural Kinds?.- 18. Michael Weisberg, Water is Not H2O.- 19. Alfred Nordmann, From Metaphysics to Metachemistry.
Sprache Englisch ● Format PDF ● Seiten 362 ● ISBN 9781402032615 ● Dateigröße 3.5 MB ● Alter 02-99 Jahre ● Herausgeber Davis Baird & Eric Scerri ● Verlag Springer Netherland ● Ort Dordrecht ● Land NL ● Erscheinungsjahr 2006 ● herunterladbar 24 Monate ● Währung EUR ● ID 2147114 ● Kopierschutz Adobe DRM
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