Alchemy Tried in the Fire: Starkey, Boyle, and the Fate of Helmontian Chymistry

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Alchemy Tried in the Fire: Starkey, Boyle, and the Fate of Helmontian Chymistry - Newman, William R, and Principe, Lawrence M, and University of Chicago Press (Creator)

Winner of the 2005 Pfizer Prize from the History of Science Society. What actually took place in the private laboratory of a mid-seventeenth century alchemist? How did he direct his quest after the secrets of Nature? What instruments and theoretical principles did he employ? Using, as their guide, the previously misunderstood interactions ...

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