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The (many) laws in the periodic table
Talk at the 26th Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry
Predicting and discovering in chemistry
How scientists look into the past, present and future
Chemistry’s history through the feminist lens
Examining how science excludes women and other underrepresented groups
Is water H2O? Is gold Au?
Obvious answers with complex interpretations
In search of the elements
My review of Philip Ball's book The Elements : a visual history of their discovery.
Are plants alive?
Searching for the (exact) meaning of life
The contributions of Geoffrey Blumenthal
A tribute to a great scholar, co-written w/ James Ladyman
Open questions on emergence in chemistry
Open access article in Communications Chemistry, a journal of Nature Portfolio
Chemistry in Person: A leap into the philosophy of chemistry
Profile at ChemMatters - a magazine of the Americal Chemical Society
Rethinking our relationship to nature
How the Scientific Revolution made it culturally permissible to exploit nature
The Problem of Molecular Structure Just is the Measurement Problem
Co-presented w/ Alexander Franklin
Why do philosophers disagree on how the sciences relate?
95th Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society, Open Session
Harvard workshop on the quantum measurement problem
Foundations of Physics Harvard Series: Talk and Panel Discussion
LSE Forum for Philosophy: A Theory of Everything?
Panel Discussion w/ Clare Moriarty, Jessica Wilson & Philip Ball
Idealisations to the Rescue
How simplifications help us to better understand the world
Strong emergence in chemistry
A short summary of my published paper "The strong emergence of molecular structure"
Philosophy of Chemistry.. is that a thing?
There is no doubt that chemistry provokes interesting philosophical questions.
Pod cast interview in Physics World
Intrumentation and Measurement I Physics World weekly podcast
Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry
My review of a collection of articles ed. by E. Scerri & G. Fisher
Finding truth in beauty
Can aesthetics contribute to chemistry?
When did chemists start to believe in atoms?
Questioning the purpose of science
Let’s promote a feminist philosophy of chemistry!
Analysing the practice of chemistry from a feminist perspective
Does the periodic table reveal laws of nature?
There could be more to learn from ordering the elements
How do we know that we know?
Exploring the world of epistemology
In search of the chemical bond
A familiar concept that's difficult to define
Philosophical mysteries around chemical reactions
How chemistry provides a unique perspective on causation
The different shades of sexist science
How supposedly scientific arguments for the inferiority of women support gender discrimination
Chemical bonds are real patterns
Talk at CEFISES I UCLouvain
Science as a product of culture
The role of background beliefs and assumptions in the development of science
What's Revolutionary about the Chemical Revolution
How an event in chemistry shaped philosophy
BJPS Short Reads
Going Quantum with Chemistry's Structures
A summary co-written with A. Franklin on our joint BJPS paper
Great Expectations: How values influence decisions in science
Empirical evidence is not always sufficient to evaluate the models we use
Puzzles in Chemistry ...and how philosophy helps solve them
Without realising it, chemists use a range of philosophical tools to probe the world
Are chemical entities real?
Proving that atoms and molecules exist is surprisingly difficult
Why do we still do chemistry?
First article in new column 'Thought Experiments' in Chemistry World, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Jargonium: our new website about everything related to chemistry
With Karoliina Pulkkinnen and Sarah Hijmans, we created Jargonium; a website that brings the humanities closer to chemistry!
From quarks to quails.. can the different sciences be unified?
Article at The Conversation
The philosophy of chemistry.. and what it can tell us about life, the universe and everything