New Narratives in Eighteenth-Century Chemistry

New Narratives in Eighteenth-Century Chemistry

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The eighteenth century has long been considered critical for the development of modern chemistry, yet many features of the period remain largely unknown or unexplored. This volume details new approaches and topics to build a more complex view of chemical work during the period. Themes include late-phase alchemy, professionalization, chemical education, and the links and relations between chemistry and pharmacy, medicine, agriculture, and geology.Boerhaave is known as the systematizer of medicine and chemistry a€“ that is, Boerhaave transformed them into (teaching) disciplines with clear methods, aims, materials, procedures, topics, questions and answers.1 In so doing Boerhaaveanbsp;...

Title:New Narratives in Eighteenth-Century Chemistry
Author:Lawrence M. Principe
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-09-14


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