The Chemical Educator

, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp 186–197

From Triads to Catalysis: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780–1849) on the 150th Anniversary of His Death

Chemistry and History

DOI: 10.1007/s00897990326a

Cite this article as:
Kauffman, G.B. Chem. Educator (1999) 4: 186. doi:10.1007/s00897990326a


The Time: May 7, 1999. The Place: The auditorium (Döbereiner-Hörsaal) (Figure 1) of the Chemical Institute of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, the famous German university founded in 1558, which numbered among its faculty the illustrious philosophers Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling; the writer and critic Friedrich von Schlegel; and the dramatist and poet (Johann Christoph) Friedrich Schiller, whose name the university now bears [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryCalifornia State University, FresnoFresno

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