Foundations of Chemistry

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 79–83 | Cite as

Alan Chalmers: The scientist’s atom and the philosopher’s stone: how science succeeded and philosophy failed to gain knowledge of atoms

Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Volume 279, Springer, Dordrecht, 2009, 287 plus xi pages, $139.00, (Kindle edition, $99.69), ISBN 978-90-481-2361-2
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryGeorgetown UniversityWashingtonUSA

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