From Triads to Catalysis: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780–1849) on the 150th Anniversary of His Death

  title={From Triads to Catalysis: Johann Wolfgang D{\"o}bereiner (1780–1849) on the 150th Anniversary of His Death},
  author={George B. Kauffman},
  journal={The Chemical Educator},
  • G. Kauffman
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Art
  • The Chemical Educator
The Time: May 7, 1999. The Place: The auditorium (Döbereiner-Hörsaal) (Figure 1) of the Chemical Institute of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, the famous German university founded in 1558, which numbered among its faculty the illustrious philosophers Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling; the writer and critic Friedrich von Schlegel; and the dramatist and poet (Johann Christoph) Friedrich Schiller, whose name the university now… 

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