Chemistry: The Impure Science

Chemistry: The Impure Science

Bernadette Bensaude-vincent

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9781848162259

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This book uses history to introduce central issues in the philosophy of chemistry. Mobilizing the theme of impurity, it explores the tradition of chemistry's negative image. It then argues for the positive philosophical value of chemistry, reflecting its characteristic practical engagement with the material world. The book concludes with some ethical reflections concerning chemistry's orientations in the twenty-first century.The authors have previously both offered significant contributions to the history and philosophy of chemistry.

Format: Hardcover
No of Pages: 280
Imprint: Imperial College Press
Publication date: 20081021

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