Author of Collected Papers on the Periodic Table by Eric Scerri, Imperial College Press, London, 2009. Scerri Aufbau Mnemonics, Journal of Chemical Education, 1991; 68 5 : 445. Library English Literature Read Books Science. Scerri Simples and Compounds, Chemistry International, 2005; 27 : 13-13. Scerri Editorial 15, Foundations of Chemistry, 2003; 5 : 185-188. Scerri On the Nature of Chemistry, Educacion Química, 1999; 10 : 74-78. Author of A Very Short Introduction to the Periodic Table, Oxford University, 2011.
The book ranges from telling you about: Alkali and Alkaline Earths, Rare Earths, Halogens and Nobles Gases, Transition Metals, Metalloids and Non-metals. It also includes information about past scientists and of course an introduction to the elements. Co-editor of, The Philosophy of Chemistry: The Synthesis of a New Discipline, Baird, D. Scerri The Case for Philosophy of Chemistry, Synthese, 1997; 111 : 213-232. Scerri The Electronic Periodic Table, Journal of Chemical Education, 1991; 68 8 : 712. Normative and Descriptive Philosophy of Science and the Role of Chemistry, Philosophy of Chemistry, The Synthesis of a New Discipline, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol.
Scerri The Exclusion Principle, Chemistry and Hidden Variables, Synthese, 1995; 102 : 165-169. Scerri Special Issue on the Periodic System, 2003; 138. Scerri A Question for Theoreticians, Education in Chemistry, 1993; 30 5 : 121. Author of A Tale of Seven Elements, Oxford University Press, 2013. Scerri Elementary Particles and Philosophy of Science, Physics Education, 1993; 28 : 9. Scerri Presenting the Periodic Table, Education in Chemistry, 1989; 26 3 : 94.
Historical evolution of the periodic system and successive theoretical explanations for the periodic system. Baggott, Chemistry in Britain, 1993; 29 : 612. The philosophical nature of 'elements' including the elements as basic substances as simple substances Lavoisier and elements as basic substances Mendeleev and later Paneth. Scerri Quantum Extrapolation, Chemistry in Britain, 1992; 28 9 : 781. Scerri Response to Emerson on the Periodic Table, Journal of Chemical Education, 1999; 76 : 1189. Scerri Response to Nesbet, Foundations of Chemistry, 2000; 2 : 77-78.
Scerri Editorial 7, Foundations of Chemistry, 2001; 3 : 1-4. In addition Scerri has published two books of his own collected research papers and has edited three further books on the philosophy of chemistry and the elements. Yager Ordinal Explanation of the Periodic System of Chemical Elements, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge Based Systems, 1998; 6 : 387-400. Scerri Philosophy of Chemistry - A New Interdisciplinary Field? Scerri Eastern Mysticism and the Alleged Parallels with Physics, American Journal of Physics, 1989; 57 8 : 687-692. Scerri The Nature of the Chemical Bond - Once More, Journal of Chemical Education, 1992; 69 7 : 602. Scerri The Tyrrany of the Chemist, Chemistry International, 2006; 27 : 27-28. Scerri Philosophical Confusion in Chemical Education, Journal of Chemical Education, 2003; 80 : 468-474.
Translated into Spanish, Italian, French and German. Translations into Italian and Arabic in preparation. Scerri Philosophy of Chemistry, Chemistry International, 2003; 6-8. Scerri Demystification at What Cost? Author of The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance, Oxford University Press, New York, 2007. Scerri The Evolution of the Periodic System Translated into French, Italian, German, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic , Scientific American, 1998; 279 : 78-83. Scerri Editorial 18, Foundations of Chemistry, 2004; 6 : 137-160.
Have Orbitals Really Been Observed, Journal of Chemical Education, 2002; 79 : 310-310. McIntyre The Growth of a New Discipline, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol 306, Springer, Heidelberg, 2014. Scerri Prediction of the Nature of Hafnium from Chemistry: Bohr's Theory and Quantum Theory, Annals of Science, 1994; 51 : 137-150. Scerri Ionisation Energies Revisited Yet Again, Education in Chemistry, 1991; 28 3 : 69. Co-Editor with Grant Fisher of An Oxford Handbook on the Philosophy of Chemistry, Oxford University Press, in preparation. Melrose Why the 4s Orbital Is Occupied before the 3d, Journal of Chemical Education, 1996; 73 6 : 498-503. Selected as Outstanding Academic Title, 2011, by Choice Library Magazine.
Master of Missing Elements, American Scientist, 102, 358-365, 2014. Each and every page is jam packed full of information like the properties of each element, its reaction with other elements and its chemical symbol and name. Scerri Editorial 16, Foundations of Chemistry, 2004; 6 : 1-2. Scerri The Physical Significance of the Planck Length, Indian Journal of Theoretical Physics, 1980; 28 : 389. Science Popularization, The Competing Forces of Nationalism and Globalization in Science and a New Model of Scientific Discovery, Journal of Science Education, 15, 29-30, 2014. Co-editor with Grant Fisher The Philosophy of Chemistry, Oxford University Press, in preparation.
The Nature of Chemical Knowledge and Chemical Education, Chemical Education: Towards Research-Based Practice, 2002; 7-27. Has Chemistry Been at Least Approximately Reduced to Quantum Mechanics? Scerri Some Aspects of the Metaphysics of Chemistry and the Nature of the Elements, Hyle, 2005; 11: 127-145. Scerri Entry for Periodic Table, Elsevier Handbook of Philosophy of Science, R. Scerri Chemistry Goes Abstract, Nature Chemistry, 2009; December 1, 10 : 679-680. Scerri The Periodic Table and the Electron, American Scientist, 1997; 85 : 546-553. His second book on this subject was also a Choice Magazine academic book of the year.
Interdisciplinary Research at the Caltech Beckman Institute, Practicing Interdisciplinarity, 2000; 192-214. Top Down Causation Regarding the Chemistry — Physics Interface — A Skeptical View, Interface Focus, Royal Society Publications, 2, 20-25, 2012. Scerri Response to Barnes' Critique of Scerri and Worrall, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 2005; 36 : 813-816. Some comments on the recently proposed periodic table featuring elements ordered by their subshells, Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry 12, 2 , 2012. Trouble in the Periodic Table, Education in Chemistry, 13-17, January 2012. Scerri Editorial 1, Foundations of Chemistry, 1999; 1 : 1-5.