BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 13/14, Winter/Spring 1992/1993
NOTE: This issue is now open access.
|The Eclectic Life of Otto Theodor Benfey. A biographical portrait
of the life and work of Ted Benfey
|James J. Bohning||4|
|By Way of Explanation. On eclecticism and the pursuit of chemistry||Otto Theodor Benfey||16|
|Corpuscular Alchemy. A case study of the mechanization of 17th-century
alchemy as exemplified by the tranmutational theory of Eirenaeus Philalethes
|Robert Mayer and the Conservation of Matter. Did conservation of energy
precede conservation of mass?
|Kenneth L. Caneva||27|
|Pride and Prejudice in Chemistry. A look at chauvinism and the pursuit of
science among 19th-century European chemists
|Alan J. Rocke||29|
|The Chemist's War. An analysis of the impact of World War I on the
American chemical profession
|David J. Rhees||40|
|The Historical Development of the van Arkel Bond-Type Triangle.
Even textbook diagrams have a history
|William B. Jensen||47|
|Perspectives Lecture. On Pythagoreanism and the origins of the periodic table||Otto Theodor Benfey||60|
Events of Interest