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Chalmers, Alan

The Scientist’s Atom and the Philosopher’s Stone

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Table of contents

1. Atomism: Science or Philosophy?
Alan Chalmers

2. Democritean Atomism
Alan Chalmers

3. How does Epicurus’s Garden Grow?
Alan Chalmers

4. Atomism in its Ancient Greek Perspective
Alan Chalmers

5. From the Ancient Greeks to the Dawn of Science
Alan Chalmers

6. Atomism, Experiment and the Mechanical Philosophy: The Work of Robert Boyle
Alan Chalmers

7. Newton’s Atomism and its Fate
Alan Chalmers

8. The Emergence of Modern Chemistry With No Debt to Atomism
Alan Chalmers

9. Dalton’s Atomism and its Creative Modification via Chemical Formulae
Alan Chalmers

10. From Avogadro to Cannizzaro: The Old Story
Alan Chalmers

11. Thermodynamics and the Kinetic Theory
Alan Chalmers

12. Experimental Contact with Molecules
Alan Chalmers

13. Experimental Contact with Electrons
Alan Chalmers

14. Atomism Vindicated?
Alan Chalmers

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, History of Science, History of Philosophy, History of Physics, Metaphysics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Page amount
299 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048123629

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