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The philosophies of science

an introductory survey

by Rom HarrГ©

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Philosophy

  • About the Edition

    The author shows how various views about the nature of science are related to great historical schools of philosophy.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [184]-186.

    Statement[by] R. Harré
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27339110M

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