In retrospect: The Sceptical Chymist

  title={In retrospect: The Sceptical Chymist},
  author={Lawrence M. Principe},
Robert Boyle's widely misunderstood book elevated the status of chemistry, explains Lawrence Principe. 

The Rebirth of Pyrrhonism in Hume’s Time (and Before)

The revival of Pyrrhonism in Western Europe was facilitated by Latin translations of the work of Sextus Empiricus in the sixteenth century, and further promoted by Michel Montaigne who brought

Changing chemistry by degrees.

It is easy to overlook just how important temperature is when it comes to chemistry and Michelle Francl wonders if thermometers had a role in turning alchemists into chemists.

Improving Upon Nature: The Rhetorical Ecology of Chemical Language, Reproductive Endocrinology, and the Medicalization of Infertility

A selection of primary sources from this era that defined human fertility as a chemically induced process, rather than, for instance, a characteristic related to the conservation of nervous energy or to moral physiology are analyzed.

The Scientific Revolution—The Kidney and Nephrology in and about the Seventeenth Century (Part 1)

What began with meticulous observations of anatomical features begat physiology and laid the foundations of pathology and chemistry, and studies of organ structure, function, and changes in disease in general, and of the kidney in particular, were clarified and progressed at a rate never achieved theretofore.

Thermal and light induced infrared blackening of ZnO revisited: rediscovery of fundamental scientific knowledge

A comprehensive and reliable view on the influence of UV light and heat on optical properties of ZnO shall be outlined mainly based on research conducted by scientists from Warsaw Pact countries