Boyle was a chemist who lived and worked in England and Ireland during the late 17th century. He was a believer in Descartes’s model of the world, and he used this paradigm to arrive at what is now known as Boyle’s Law: the volume of gas, he discovered, decreases as the pressure of gas increases (and vice versa).
Robert Boyle Character Timeline in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
The timeline below shows where the character Robert Boyle appears in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3. The Nature of Normal Science
Chapter 11. The Invisibility of Revolutions
...to solve the same questions—the questions of whatever today’s paradigm is. Many textbooks praise Robert Boyle as the first modern chemist because he defined the term “element” much as today’s chemists... (full context)