Presentation on theme: "Chemical Bond and Phlogiston Theory Roger Winters and Andrew Stoner."— Presentation transcript:
Chemical Bond and Phlogiston Theory Roger Winters and Andrew Stoner
Recap of Chemical Bond Theory Attraction between atoms Lose/Gain electrons Energetics of bonds
Recap of Phlogiston Part of the composition of all combustible substances Preceding theory to Oxidation Role of Air: Carry away Phlogiston Theory lasted for 100 years
Discussion Questions ¿How might the Phlogiston example support or refute Laudan’s claims? ¿If reference does not entail success of a theory, what is the role of empirical evidence in our understanding in science?