What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions?

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I critically examine Stewart’s (Found Chem, 2018) suggestion that we should weigh the various predictions Mendeleev made differently. I argue that in his effort to justify discounting the weight of some of Mendeleev’s failures, Stewart invokes a principle that will, in turn, reduce the weight of some of the successful predictions Mendeleev made. So Stewart’s strategy will not necessarily lead to a net gain in Mendeleev’s favor.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummerhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z
TidsskriftFoundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry
ISSN1386-4238
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StatusE-pub ahead of print - 2018

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