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Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Science (Blackwell Philosophy Guides)

by Michael Silberstein

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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ContributionsPeter Machamer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610263M
ISBN 100631221085
ISBN 109780631221081

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