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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Malden, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by W.H. Newton-Smith.
SeriesBlackwell companions to philosophy -- 18
ContributionsNewton-Smith, W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175.3 .C65 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 576 p. :
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15495858M
ISBN 100631170243
LC Control Number99047598
OCLC/WorldCa42428744

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