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Nature and knowledge the philosophy of contemporary science by Bronowski, Jacob

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Published by Oregon State System of Higher Education in Eugene .
Written in English


  • Science -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 85-88.

Statementby J. Bronowski.
SeriesCondon lectures,, 1969
LC ClassificationsQ175 .B79217
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5751273M
LC Control Number71007566

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