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life and work of William Higgins, chemist, 1763-1825

William Higgins

life and work of William Higgins, chemist, 1763-1825

including reprints of "A comparative view of the phlogistic and antiphlogistic theories" and "Observations on the atomic theory and electrical phenomena"

by William Higgins

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic theory,
  • Chemistry -- Phlogiston

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby William Higgins. By T. S. Wheeler and J. R. Partington.
    ContributionsWheeler, T. S., Higgins, William, 1763-1825., Higgins, William, 1763-1825.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD461 .H53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 173 p., reprint (xiv, 316, 180 p. diagrs.)
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5774631M
    LC Control Number59012606
    OCLC/WorldCa1559295

    A Study in Scarlet) with the writings of Jean Paul (Friedrich) Richter (–) and Thomas Carlyle. Idleness exhausts him, but smoking helps him think. Considers William Winwood Reade’s The Martyrdom of Man () one of the most remarkable books ever written. That was published by the largely forgotten William Higgins (), an Irish chemist who published A comparative view of the phlogistic and antiphlogistic theories [etc] () London, with a second edition in He anticipated concepts including multiple proportion and valency, and became embittered at the later fame attracted by Dalton.


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Roscoe, Henry E. Published by. On William Higgins, see T. Wheeler and J. Partington, The life and work of William Higgins, chemist (–) (Pergamon Press, Oxford, ); Oxford dictionary of national biography.

(note 8). Austin's paper refers to William Higgins's experiment on ammonia described in Epitome and Comparative View without mentioning Higgins by name, but it is unknown whether the reference has any significance for Dalton's awareness of Higgins's work.

35 Roscoe and Harden, op. cit. (note 2), p. 36 W. Henry, op. cit. (note 15), p. WHEELER, T. and PARTINGTON, J. () The Life and Work of William Higgins, Chemist (–), pp. –, Pergamon Press, Oxford Schaaf (, ) has considered her book as a landmark in the birth and early history of photography; however, that is more remote from biochemistry than the origins of catalysis and we shall not.

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Early life. John Dalton was born into a Quaker family from Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth, in Cumberland. () WHEELER, T.; PARTINGTON, J.R. (), The life and work of William Higgins, chemist ( - ): including reprints of "A comparative view of the phlogistic and antiphlogistic theories" and "Observations on the atomic theory and electrical phenomena" by William Higgins.

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(note 8). Austin's paper refers to William Higgins's experiment on ammonia described in Epitome and Comparative View without mentioning Higgins by name, but it is unknown whether the reference has any significance for Dalton's awareness of Higgins's work.

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