Foundations of Chemistry
Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry
Foundations of Chemistry is an international journal is an interdisciplinary forum in which chemists, biochemists, philosophers, historians, educators and sociologists discuss conceptual and fundamental issues which relate to the `central science' of chemistry. Coverage includes the autonomous role of chemistry between physics and biology and the question of the reduction of chemistry to quantum mechanics.
The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles on a wide range of topics, including chemical models, language, metaphors, and theoretical terms; chemical evolution and artificial self-replication; the social and ethical aspects of chemistry's professionalism; modeling and instrumentation in chemistry; the nature of explanation in the chemical sciences; theoretical chemistry, molecular structure and chaos; ancient chemistry, medieval chemistry and alchemy; philosophical and historical articles; and more.
Foundations of Chemistry offers themed issues, and includes book reviews and discussion notes.
Eric Scerri (July 2018)
Philip J. Stewart (July 2018)
The orbital: a pivotal concept in the relationship between chemistry and physics? A comment to the work by Fortin and coauthors
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