Antoine Lavoisier

scientist, economist, social reformer by Douglas McKie

Publisher: Da Capo Press in New York, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 440 Downloads: 676
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  • France

Subjects:

  • Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794.,
  • Chemists -- France -- Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementDouglas McKie.
SeriesDa Capo series in science, A Da Capo paperback
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQD22.L4 M32 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination440 p. :
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1878433M
ISBN 100306804085
LC Control Number90038768

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Antoine Lavoisier, in full Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, (born AugParis, France—died May 8,Paris), prominent French chemist and leading figure in the 18th-century chemical revolution who developed an experimentally based theory of the chemical reactivity of oxygen and coauthored the modern system for naming chemical substances.

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier ( ]) was a French nobleman and chemist who is considered the "Father of Modern Chemistry." He admits in the Preface to this book, “This science still has many chasms, which interrupt the series of facts, and often render ti extremely difficult to reconcile them with each other: It has not, like the elements of geometry, the /5(11).

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, a meticulous experimenter, revolutionized chemistry. He established the law of conservation of mass, determined that combustion and respiration are caused by chemical reactions with what he named “oxygen,” and helped systematize chemical nomenclature, among many other accomplishments.

Scientist and Tax Collector The son of a. Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier ( ]) was a French nobleman and chemist who is considered the "Father of Modern Chemistry." He admits in the Preface to this book, “This science still has many chasms, which interrupt the series of facts, and often render ti extremely difficult to reconcile them with each other: It has not, like the elements of geometry, the /5(12).