HISTTuesday, August 19, 2008

1:30 PM-5:20 PM Hilton Garden Inn -- Salon B, Oral
Edelstein Award Honoring Sir John Rowlinson
Organizer, Presiding:William H. Brock
1:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:35 PMAugust Horstmann and the origins of chemical thermodynamics
William B. Jensen
2:15 PMKinetic and thermodynamic magnitudes as quantitative measures of chemical reactivity: Chemistry or physics?
Stephen J. Weininger
2:55 PMIntermission
3:10 PMJ. R. Partington (1886-1965): Physical chemistry in deed and word
William H. Brock
3:50 PMPatrolling the border between physics and chemistry
John Rowlinson
4:40 PMEdelstein Award Presentation, Roger A. Egolf, HIST Chair

Symposium Grid -- Division of the History of Chemistry -- Session Listing

The 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17-21, 2008