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The Notion of a Mixt in the Seventeenth Century

  • Pierre Duhem
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 223)

Abstract

We [17] follow the fortunes of these two opinions through the course of the history of chemistry.

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Philosophical Writing Volatile Part Mixed Body Subtle Matter Universal Spirit 
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