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Substance and Function: The Case of Chemical Elements

Jean-Pierre Llored

in What Is A Chemical Element?: A Collection of Essays by Chemists, Philosophers, Historians, and Educators

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190933784
eISBN:
9780197508442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933784.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This paper aims to analyze the two aspects of elements, material and conceptual, in order to further understand the functional role played by elements in chemistry. First, we will refer to how ... More


Im/materiality of Pharmaceutical Knowledge Making

Anne Pollock

in Synthesizing Hope: Matter, Knowledge, and Place in South African Drug Discovery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226629049
eISBN:
9780226629216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629216.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the flows between information and materiality in the day-to-day synthetic chemistry work at iThemba and in pharmaceutical science more broadly, attending to the bench ... More


Brute Facts about Emergence

John Symons

in Brute Facts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758600
eISBN:
9780191818523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758600.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores the relationship between the concept of emergence, the goal of theoretical completeness, and the Principle of Sufficient Reason. Samuel Alexander and C. D. Broad argued for ... More


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