- Title Pages
- A Note on Terminology
- Introduction: The Problematic Position of Alchemy in the Scientific Revolution
1The Medieval Tradition of Alchemical Corpuscular Theory
2Erastus and the Critique of Chymical Analysis
3Aristotelian Corpuscular Theory and Andreas Libavius
4The Corpuscular Theory of Daniel Sennert and Its Sources
5The Interplay of Structure and Essence in Sennert's Corpuscular Theory
6Boyle, Sennert, and the Mechanical Philosophy
7Boyle's Use of Chymical Corpuscles and the Reduction to the Pristine State to Demonstrate the Mechanical Origin of Qualities
- A Concise Conclusion
- Atoms and Alchemy
- University of Chicago Press
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