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aspiring adept

Robert Boyle and his alchemical quest : including Boyle"s "lost" Dialogue on the transmutation of metals

by Lawrence Principe

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.,
    • Alchemy.,
    • Chemistry -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-333) and index.

      StatementLawrence M. Principe.
      ContributionsBoyle, Robert, 1627-1691
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQD24.B685 P75 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 339 p. ;
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL694484M
      ISBN 10069101678X
      LC Control Number97041793

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Boyle has traditionally been considered, along with Newton, a founder of modern science because of his mechanical philosophy and his experimentation with the air.

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