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Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry

Nalini Bhushan and Stuart Rosenfeld


Of Minds and Molecules is the first anthology devoted exclusively to work in the philosophy of chemistry. The essays, written by both chemists and philosophers, adopt distinctive philosophical perspectives on chemistry and collectively offer both a conceptualization of and a justification for this emerging field.

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780195128345
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195128345.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nalini Bhushan, editor

Stuart Rosenfeld, editor

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1 Introduction

Nalini Bhushan and Stuart Rosenfeld

Part I Autonomy and Antireductionism

Part II Instrumentation

Part III Structure and Identity

Part IV Synthesis

Part V Models and Metaphors

Part VI The Chemical Senses

14 Archiving Odors

Thomas Hellman Morton

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