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Eric Scerri

Eric Scerri

American philosopher
Eric Scerri
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Intro American philosopher
Is Chemist Philosopher
From United States of America
Type Philosophy Science
Gender male
The details

Biography

Eric R. Scerri is a chemist, writer and philosopher of science, of Maltese origin. He is a lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles; and the founder and editor-in-chief of Foundations of Chemistry,[1] an international peer reviewed journal covering the history and philosophy of chemistry, and chemical education.
He is a world authority on the history and philosophy of the periodic table and is the author and editor of several books in this and related fields. Dr. Scerri was a participant in the 2014 PBS documentary film, The Mystery of Matter.
Dr Scerri received his BSc from Westfield College (University of London), his Certificate in Postgraduate Study from the University of Cambridge, his MPhil from the University of Southampton, and his PhD from King's College London.

Publications (recent and notable)

Books

  • Scerri E, 2016, "A Tale of Seven Scientists, and a New Philosophy of Science," Oxford University Press, New York, ISBN 978-0190232993
  • —— 2013, A tale of seven elements, Oxford University Press, Oxford, ISBN 9780195391312
  • —— 2013 (ed.), 30-second elements: The 50 most significant elements, each explained in half a minute, Metro Books, New York, ISBN 9781435145214
  • —— 2012, The periodic table: A very short introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, ISBN 9780199582495
  • —— 2009, Selected papers on the periodic table, Imperial College Press, London, ISBN 9781848164253
  • —— 2008, Collected papers on philosophy of chemistry, Imperial College Press, London, ISBN 9781848161375
  • —— 2007, The periodic table: Its story and its significance, Oxford University Press, New York, ISBN 9780195305739
  • —— & Baird D, McIntyre L, 2006, Philosophy of Chemistry: Synthesis of a New Discipline, Springer, Dordrecht, ISBN 1402032560
  • —— & McIntyre L, 2015, Philosophy of Chemistry: Growth of a New Discipline, Springer, Dordrecht, Berlin, ISBN 978-94-017-9364-3 (ebook) ISBN 978-94-017-9363-6 (hardcover) doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9364-3 ISSN 0068-0346 (series)
  • —— & Fisher G, 2016, Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry Oxford University Press, New York, ISBN 9780190494599

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