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The Fundamental Principles of Chemistry An Introduction to all Text-books of Chemistry

Nature volume 82, pages 303304 (13 January 1910) | Download Citation



SINCE the retirement of Prof. Ostwald from the directorship of the Institute of Physical Chemistry in Leipzig, his literary activity appears to have increased, although for many years his output has been phenomenally great. With his departure from the atmosphere of the laboratory, from the sphere of attraction of experimental problems, the philosophic, pedagogic and historical aspects of chemical science have claimed his attention more closely than was possible heretofore.

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