What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions?

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What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions? / Wray, K. Brad.

I: Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry, 2018.

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Wray, KB 2018, 'What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions?' Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z

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Wray, K. B. (2018). What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions? Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry, [https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z

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Wray KB. 2018. What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions?. Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z

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Wray, K. Brad. "What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions?". Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z

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Wray KB. What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions? Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10698-018-9313-z

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Wray, K. Brad. / What to make of Mendeleev’s predictions?. I: Foundations of Chemistry: Philosophical, Historical, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies of Chemistry. 2018.

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abstract = "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.",
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