Foundations of Chemistry

(The median citation count of Foundations of Chemistry is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Density functional theory, chemical reactivity, and the Fukui functions38
The location and composition of Group 3 of the periodic table11
Knowledge building in chemistry education9
Chemistry is pluralistic8
Improving student success in chemistry through cognitive science8
Hasok Chang on the nature of acids7
A relational-constructionist account of protein macrostructure and function7
The QSAR similarity principle in the deep learning era: Confirmation or revision?7
Is the problem of molecular structure just the quantum measurement problem?7
Name game: the naming history of the chemical elements—part 3—rivalry of scientists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries6
Name game: the naming history of the chemical elements—part 1—from antiquity till the end of 18th century5
An integrated vision of the Green Chemistry evolution along 25 years5
On a unified theory of acids and bases: Hasok Chang, Eric R. Scerri, modern theoretical chemistry, and the philosophy of chemistry5
Name game: the naming history of the chemical elements: part 2—turbulent nineteenth century4
Atomic number and isotopy before nuclear structure: multiple standards and evolving collaboration of chemistry and physics3
Three related topics on the periodic tables of elements3
Mendeleyev revisited3
From complexity to systems3
Watch the colors: or about qualitative thinking in chemistry3
Hints for a formal language inspired by Lewis structures3
In praise of triads3
The poetry of the universe, the periodic table, and the scientific progress: a review of new studies on the periodic table of the elements2
Electronegativity provides the relationship between formal charge, oxidation state, and actual charge2
Bond order and bond energies2
Predicting unknown binary compounds from the view of complex network2
Chemical reactivity: cause-effect or interaction?2
On the early thermodynamic and kinetic deductions of the equilibrium constant equation2
Prospective sustainable agriculture principles inspired by green chemistry2
Conceptual polymorphism of entropy into the history: extensions of the second law of thermodynamics towards statistical physics and chemistry during nineteenth–twentieth centuries2
On vague chemistry2
What happened when chemists came to classify elements by their atomic number?2
Revolutionary poetry and liquid crystal chemistry: Herman Gorter, Ada Prins and the interface between literature and science2
Quantum algorithms for simulation of quantum chemistry problems by quantum computers: an appraisal1
What is an organic substance?1
Periodic tables for cations + 1, + 2, + 3 and anions − 1. Quantitative characteristics for manifestations of internal periodicity and kainosymmetry1
A new definition of reduction between two scientific theories: no reduction of chemistry to quantum mechanics1
Understanding entropy1
Common empirical foundations, different theoretical choices: The Berthollet-Proust controversy and Dalton’s resolution1
Non-periodic table of periodicities and periodic table with additional periodicities: tetrad periodicity1
Interview with Eric Scerri1
Ogawa’s nipponium and its re-assignment to rhenium1
Centenary Workshop on the Bifurcation of Acidity -Protonism vs. Electronism1
Eric Scerri and Elena Ghibaudi, eds: What is an element? A collection of essays by chemists, philosophers, historians, and educators1
Revolutions in science, revolutions in chemistry1
How to investigate the underpinnings of sciences? The case of the element chlorine1
Chemistry and dynamics in the thought of G.W. Leibniz II1
On the nature of quantum-chemical entities: the case of electron density1
Plato on chemistry1
Interpreting the bonding of B2H6 and the nature of the 3-center-2-electron bond: decisive test of theory of valency1
An unlikely bifurcation: history of sustainable (but not Green) chemistry1
Are acids natural kinds?1
Orthogonality properties of states, configurations, and orbitals1
Ontological status of time in chemistry1
Philosophical grounds for designing invisible molecules1
An analysis of the difficulties associated with determining that a reaction in chemical equilibrium is incomplete1
Liquid crystal chemistry and poetry1
What is a mathematician doing…in a chemistry class?1
Theodore Richards and the discovery of isotopes1
Models, languages and representations: philosophical reflections driven from a research on teaching and learning about cellular respiration1
Quantum mechanical atom models, legitimate explanations and mechanisms1
Robert Boyle and the relational and dispositional nature of chemical properties1
Interaction, interpretation and representation: the construction and dissemination of chemical knowledge from a Peircean semiotics perspective0
Editorial 750
Response to Geoffrey Neuss on how to teach the 4s and 3d orbital conundrum0
Editorial 70 (the platinum issue)0
Usanovich and Nernst colliding: inconsistencies in the all-in-one acid–base concept?0
The case of Zinjafr in the medical and mineralogical texts of medieval Persia: a puzzle created in the absence of the concept of chemical elements0
Editorial 730
Misconception in chemistry textbooks: a case study on the concept of quantum number, electronic configuration and review for teaching material0
Correction: Book review of Paul Sen’s, “Einstein’s Fridge. How the difference between hot and cold explains the universe” ISBN: 978-1-5011-8130-60
Introducing UV–visible spectroscopy at high school level following the historical evolution of spectroscopic instruments: a proposal for chemistry teachers0
Brick by brick0
Research status of the periodic table: a bibliometric analysis0
Correction to: Name game: the naming history of the chemical elements—part 1—from antiquity till the end of 18th century0
Measuring ecologically sound practice in the chemical industry0
Electronegativity as a new case for emergence and a new problem for reductionism0
Disparities and conceptual connections regarding the concept of substance in general chemistry textbook glossaries0
Interview with Olimpia Lombardi0
Prediction, accommodation and the periodic table: a reappraisal0
A problem with explaining the electron configuration of scandium0
A brief comment on ‘Mendeleyev Revisited’ by Marks & Marks (foundations of chemistry–09,398-4)0
Chemistry and dynamics in the thought of G.W. Leibniz I0
The habit of the pipe: a layperson’s view of the periodic table0
Editorial 760
Reactivity in chemistry: the propensity view0
Editorial 670
Connecting De Donder’s equation with the differential changes of thermodynamic potentials: understanding thermodynamic potentials0
Scientific representation and science identity: the case of chemistry0
Geoff Rayner-Canham: The periodic table: past present, and future0
Editorial 720
A simple treatment of chemical equilibrium0
Editor's Note by Michele Friend0
Relating screening to atomic properties and electronegativity in the Slater atom0
Book review of Paul Sen’s, “Einstein’s Fridge. How the difference between hot and cold explains the universe” ISBN: 978-1-5011-8130-60
Editorial 650
Chemistry: progress since 1860—reflections on chemistry and chemistry education triggered by reading Muspratt’s Chemistry0
Celebrating the birth of De Donder’s chemical affinity (1922–2022): from the uncompensated heat to his Ave Maria0
Clashing perspectives: Kantian epistemology and quantum chemistry theory0
A defense of placeholder essentialism0
On how some fundamental chemical concepts are correlated by arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means0
A process ontology approach in biochemistry: the case of GPCRs and biosignaling0
Correction to: The location and composition of Group 3 of the periodic table0
Correction to: A process ontology approach in biochemistry: the case of GPCRs and biosignaling0
Entropy and sign conventions0
Test case for perspectivism: incompatible models in quantum chemistry0
Editorial 660
Book Review0
Hydrogen over helium: A philosophical position0
Response to the critique by Dr. K. Brad Wray, published in foundations of chemistry October 6, 20220
Logics for algorithmic chemistries0
“Sharp of taste”: the concept of acidity in the Greek system of natural explanation0
Ethics of the future of chemical sciences0
Editorial 710
Improving chemistry teacher education with the philosophy of chemistry0
Organic chemistry as representation0
Review of Marina Paola Banchetti-Robino, The chemical philosophy of Robert Boyle: mechanicism, chymical atoms and emergence. Pp. x + 196, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 20200
Co-authorship in chemistry at the turn of the twentieth century: the case of Theodore W. Richards0
A commentary on Weisberg’s critique of the ‘structural conception’ of chemical bonding0
Deciphering the physical meaning of Gibbs’s maximum work equation0
Making sense of a pedagogic text0
An interactive approach to the notion of chemical substance and the case of water0
Chemical reduction and quantum interpretation: A case for thomistic emergence0
Natural kinds, chemical practice, and interpretive communities0
Why do prima facie intuitive theories work in organic chemistry?0
Charles S. McCaw: Orbitals with applications in atomic spectra, 2nd edition0
Special theory of relativity in chemistry0
Editorial 680
Editorial 690
A case for the engagement between the sciences and the humanities. Jay A. Labinger’s: Connecting Literature and Science. New York: Routledge, 20220
Johann Rudolph Glauber: the royals’ alchemist and his secret recipes0