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Ursula Klein

Ursula Klein is Senior Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. She is the author of Experiments, Models, Paper Tools: Cultures of Organic Chemistry and the author or editor of a number of other books.

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A Historical Ontology

In the eighteenth century, chemistry was the science of materials. Chemists treated mundane raw materials and chemical substances as multidimensional objects of inquiry that could be investigated in both practical and theoretical contexts—as useful commodities, perceptible objects of nature, and entities with hidden and imperceptible features.