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Philosophical aspects of modern science.

Joad, C. E. M.

Philosophical aspects of modern science.

by Joad, C. E. M.

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Philosophy, Modern.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .J6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., [9]-344 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6278664M
    LC Control Number32022725
    OCLC/WorldCa998233

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