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Mikhail Vasil’evich Lomonosov on the Corpuscular Theory

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ISBN 9780674424241

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

289 pages

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • 1. The Life of Lomonosov
    • 2. The Sources of Lomonosov’s Ideas
    • 3. The Chemistry and Corpuscular Theories of Lomonosov
    • 4. The Place of Lomonosov’s Corpuscular Theory in the History of Science
  • The Papers of Lomonosov on Corpuscular Theory
    • Introductory Note
    • Elements of Mathematical Chemistry
    • Introduction to the True Physical Chemistry
    • An Attempt at Physical Chemistry. Part First. Empirical.
    • Meditations on the Cause of Heat and Cold
    • Dissertation on the Action of Chemical Solvents in General
    • On the Luster of Metals
    • Dissertation on the Origin and Nature of Niter
    • Oration on the Use of Chemistry
    • An Attempt at a Theory of the Elastic Force of Air
    • Supplement to Meditations on the Elasticity of Air
    • On the Relation of the Amount of Material and Weight
    • Meditations on the Solidity and Liquidity of Bodies
    • Oration on the Origin of Light. A New Theory of Color
  • Criticism of the Theories of Lomonosov
  • Dissertation on the Duties of Journalists in the Accounts Which They Give of Works Intended to Maintain the Liberty of the Philosopher
  • Index

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