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CHAMIZO, José Antonio. The Material Limit of Chemical Substance. Diánoia [online]. 2021, vol.66, n.86, pp.51-78.  Epub Oct 11, 2021. ISSN 0185-2450.

Chemistry, as we know it today, is a system of scientific, experimental practices, stabilized and taught in the same way in most countries. It is the inheritor of several trades whose objective is to transform and create new substances. I discuss here the material limit of the chemical substance, exemplified by carbon, and particularly by the C60 diffraction experiment. I thus intend to clarify the concept of chemical substance and its relevance in the current philosophical discussion.

Keywords : system of scientific practices; C60 diffraction experiment; philosophy of chemistry; technoscience.

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