Matter and Method in the Long Chemical Revolution: Laws of Another Order (Hardback)Victor D. Boantza (author)
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 282
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 18 mm
Classified as 'Research Essential' by Baker & Taylor YBP Library Services A Yankee Book Peddler US Core Title for 2013 '... the work is extensively researched and documented ... Recommended.' Choice '... this is a valuable study that provides a thoughtful analysis of the history of chemistry and the long and complicated revolution that propelled it into the modern era.' Sixteenth Century Journal '... Boantza has made a worthwhile, thought-provoking contribution to the literature on the chemical revolution and scientific controversies, which should be read by historians of chemistry as well as historians and philosophers of scientific revolutions.' Early Science & Medicine 'One thing is certain... Boantza's challenging arguments will fuel much debate within the history of chemistry community in the years to come.' Ambix 'Historians of chemistry will ... find Boantza's account of the 'Long Chemical Revolution' intrinsically interesting and stimulating. Philosophers of chemistry concerned with the abiding problematic of 'reduction' would also benefit from an encounter with Boantza's sense of its intricate and variegated nature. This is an important book, which deserves and will reward the attention of historians and philosophers of science.' HYLE - International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry
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