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Single Idea 17466

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / F. Chemistry / 3. Periodic Table]

Full Idea

In addition to providing the systematization of the elements used in modern chemistry, Mendeleev also gave an account of the nature of the elements which informs contemporary philosophical understanding.

Gist of Idea

Mendeleev systematised the elements, and also gave an account of their nature


Weisberg/Needham/Hendry (Philosophy of Chemistry [2011], 1.3)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [], p.8