Date

1960

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Arts

Department

History

First Adviser

Rescher, Nicholas

Abstract

To Philadelphia came the best minds of politics and science: Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Rush and David Rittenhouse. It is only natural that among this cultural and intellectual hegemony one would look to find the beginnings of chemistry in America.

Comments

Former department name: Philosophy

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