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  • Of the analogy between combustion and respiration - both true phlogistic processes in his view - he had convinced himself three years before, and his paper, "On Different Kinds of Air" (Phil.
  • Had this not been the case he could scarcely have remained a firm believer in the phlogistic doctrine.
  • At the hands of Stahl and his school, the phlogistic theory, by exhibiting a fundamental similarity between all processes of combustion and by its remarkable flexibility, came to be a general theory of chemical action.
  • Scheele, although they isolated oxygen, were fogged by the phlogistic tenets; and H.
  • Lavoisier adequately recognized and acknowledged how much he owed to the researches of others; to himself is due the co-ordination of these researches, and the welding of his results into a doctrine to which the phlogistic theory ultimately succumbed.

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