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Boyle

(boyl),
Robert, British physicist and chemist, 1627-1691. See: Boyle law.
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Robert Boyle, whom Harrison describes accurately as "undoubtedly the leading exponent of experimental philosophy in the seventeenth century," was "reluctant to attribute all the limitations of human knowledge to Adam's lapse" (pp.
Robert Boyle, BA's commercial director said: "Resuming these flights make commercial sense.
BA commercial director Robert Boyle said: "Resuming these flights makes commercial sense.
Robert Boyle, British Airways commercial director, said: "Resuming these flights makes commercial sense.
The oil market is increasingly important globally and inward investment into Saudi Arabia has risen considerably in the last couple of years,' stated Robert Boyle, British Airways' commercial director.
The Boyle Papers: Understanding the Manuscripts of Robert Boyle.
However, for him and other thinkers in the seventeenth century such as Robert Boyle, it was not the problem posed by Hume and others after him.
appointment of Robert Boyle as a non-executive director of the Company.
Frightened by the ferocity of a thunderstorm one summer night and thinking the Day of Judgment at hand, the young Robert Boyle resolved to spend the remainder of his days more religiously employed.
A taxpayer's reliance on a third party to fulfill its tax obligations does not relieve the taxpayer of responsibility for those obligations; see Robert Boyle, 469 US 241 (1985) (timely filing of returns and payment of taxes are solely the duties of the taxpayer and are not delegable).
Roberta Baxter's SKEPTICAL CHEMIST: THE STORY OF ROBERT BOYLE (1599350254) tells of the favored son of the wealthiest man in England and Ireland who committed himself to advancing scientific knowledge--and in so doing, formed the basis for what we know as modern chemistry today.
In the late 18th century, chemists Robert Boyle and Antoine Lavoisier developed the idea of simple substances.