Idealisations to the Rescue

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Abstract

Whether scientists describe the world with a mathematical equation, a pictorial representation or a diagram, one thing is almost always the case: there is some degree of idealisation involved. In recent years, the use of idealisations has drawn the attention of philosophers. In fact, their work has illuminated the fascinating role of idealisations in understanding not only chemical practice and education, but also the chemical world itself.
Original languageEnglish
TypeMagazine opinion piece
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2021

Publication series

NameChemistry World
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
ISSN (Print)1473-7604

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