Towards a Philosophy of Chemistry

@inproceedings{Schummer1997TowardsAP,
  title={Towards a Philosophy of Chemistry},
  author={Joachim Schummer},
  year={1997}
}
The paper shows epistemological, methodological and ontological peculiarities of chemistry taken as a classificatory science of materials using experimental methods. Without succumbing to standard interpretations of physical science, chemical methods of experimental investigation, classification, reference, theorizing, prediction and production of new entities are developed one by one as first steps towards a philosophy of chemistry. Chemistry challenges traditional concepts of empirical object… CONTINUE READING

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