John Tyndall, the rhetorician of molecularity. Part two. Questions put to nature

@article{Yamalidou1999JohnTT,
  title={John Tyndall, the rhetorician of molecularity. Part two. Questions put to nature},
  author={Maria Yamalidou},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={1999},
  volume={53},
  pages={319 - 331}
}
  • Maria Yamalidou
  • Published 22 September 1999
  • Art
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Following the discussion in Part One of this paper, an attempt is made here to understand the way in which Tyndall justified his bold claim that the introduction of molecular explanans in science necessitated an act of the imagination. Being conscious of the prospective emergence of a new scientific field out of the extensive dialogue of scientists over the conditions of material molecularity, and having the ambition to place his own research on absorption and radiation at the centre of the… 
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