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London: ". "ã introduction lieved that the substances resulting from a chemical experiment existed in the mixed body before. He calls these substances the principles of chemistry. However, they are only principles in respect to man since he cannot divide natural bodies any further. ' äâ Le¨mery's chemistry in essence went back to the iatrochemistry of Sylvius. e. salts, sulphurs and spirits, according to the figure and shape of their particles. Moreover he divided the salts into acids and alkalis.
The librarians allowed me just enough time to make a list of important manuscripts on chemistry and alchemy, which is added as an appendix at the end of the book. Fortunately Lindeboom in the "ñäòs found a more lenient head of the academy and he was allowed to bring microfilms of the collection to the University Library in Leiden. However, Lindeboom mainly focused on Boerhaave's medicine and decided not to ask for films of all the chemistry and alchemy manuscripts. I have looked at the Leiden microfilms, but did not find much useful material on chemistry.
An Account: ð; Commentariolus: vii; Lindeboom. ("ñåð). Herman Boerhaave: áá. ñ Audi, R. ). ("ñññ). The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: See Cartesian science and dualism, ááå. "ò Orations: áò. spinozist? áâ Leiden University in "åæå, upon being appointed full professor of peripatetic philosophy. His appointment was meant to be a countermeasure against Cartesianism in the University and it was supposed to calm the emotions. Unfortunately, Senguerd did not intend to teach the `silly dogmas of the scholastics,' but he promoted a Cartesian philosophy of matter and motion.