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Method and appraisal in the physical sciences

the critical background to modern science, 1800-1905

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical sciences -- Methodology,
  • Physical sciences -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Colin Howson.
    ContributionsHowson, Colin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .M5417
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 344 p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5214540M
    ISBN 100521211107
    LC Control Number75044580


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