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The growth of scientific ideas

W. P. D. Wightman

The growth of scientific ideas

by W. P. D. Wightman

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 W64 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination495p.
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26564843M

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Publication date Topics NATURAL SCIENCES, Generalities about the pure sciences, Generalities about the pure sciences. Mathematical sciences in the. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wightman, W.P.D. (William Persehouse Delisle).

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