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Foundations of Chemistry

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 81–92 | Cite as

The ontological autonomy of the chemical world: a response to Needham

  • Olimpia Lombardi
  • Martín Labarca
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Keywords

Philosophical Framework Ontological Dependence Linguistic Item Ontological Reduction Ontological Priority 
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  1. Lombardi O., Labarca M. (2005). The Ontological Autonomy of the Chemical World. Foundations of Chemistry 7:125–148CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CONICETBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Universidad de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Universidad Nacional de QuilmesBuenos AiresArgentina

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