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Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry

Eric Scerri and Grant Fisher


The philosophy of chemistry has emerged in recent years as a new and autonomous field within the Anglo-American philosophical tradition. With the development of this new discipline, Eric Scerri and Grant Fisher’s “Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry” is a timely and definitive guide to all current thought in this field. This edited volume will serve to map out the distinctive features of the field and its connections to the philosophies of the natural sciences and general philosophy of science more broadly. It will be a reference for students and professional alike. Both the philosophy of ch ... More

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190494599
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190494599.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eric Scerri, editor

Grant Fisher, editor

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Eric Scerri and Grant Fisher

PART ONE History and Philosophy of Chemistry

PART TWO Reduction and Explanation

PART THREE Metaphysical Issues

PART FOUR Theory and Practice

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