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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... became the conceptual and empirical basis for the law of dilute solutions in physical chemistry, but his use of an artificial analogue to theorize the existence of the plasma membrane as distinct from the cell wall prompted debate over whether biology ought to be more closely unified with the physical...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 494–528.
Published: 01 September 2017
... toward the expanding discipline of physical chemistry, specifically, a vision of physical chemistry indebted to Ostwald. Like the Toronto chemists, Chicago physical chemist Alexander Smith lamented high school textbooks’ overreliance on the atomic theory and promoted the use of laboratory terms. Both...