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Baird, Davis

Philosophy Of Chemistry

Baird, Davis - Philosophy Of Chemistry, ebook

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Table of contents

Section I. Chemistry and the Philosophy of Chemistry

1. Introduction
Davis Baird, Eric Scerri, Lee McIntyre

2. The Philosophy of Chemistry
Joachim Schummer

Section II. Chemistry and the History and Philosophy of Science

3. Aristole’s Theory of Chemical Reaction and Chemical Substances
Paul Needham

4. Kant’s Legacy for the Philosophy of Chemistry
J. Brakel

Section III. Chemistry and Current Philosophy of Science

5. The Conceptual Structure of the Sciences
Otto Theodor Benfey

6. Normative and Descriptive Philosophy of Science and the Role of Chemistry
Eric R. Scerri

7. How Classical Models of Explanation Fail to Cope with Chemistry
Johannes Hunger

8. Professional Ethics in Science
Jeffrey Kovac

Section IV. Chemistry and Physics

9. Is There Downward Causation in Chemistry?
Robin Findlay Hendry

10. Physics in the Crucible of Chemistry
G. K. Vemulapalli

Section V. Chemical Theory and Foundational Questions

11. Some Philosophical Implications of Chemical Symmetry
Joseph E. Earley

12. The Periodics Systems of Molecules
Ray Hefferlin

13. A New Paradigm for Schrödinger and Kohn
Jack R. Woodyard

Section VI. Chemistry and its Tools of Representation

14. Virtual Tools
Ann Johnson

15. Space in Molecular Representation; or How Pictures Represent Objects
S. H. Vollmer

16. Visualizing Instrumental Techniques of Surface Chemistry
Daniel Rothbart, John Schreifels

Section VII. Chemistry and Ontology

17. Are Chemical Kinds Natural Kinds?
Nalini Bhushan

18. Water is Not H2O
Michael Weisberg

19. From Metaphysics to Metachemistry
Alfred Nordmann

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402032615

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