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Relativism and realism in science

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English


  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Relativity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Robert Nola.
SeriesAustralasian studies in history and philosophy of science ;, v. 6
ContributionsNola, Robert.
LC ClassificationsQ175 .R385 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2529124M
ISBN 109027726477
LC Control Number88004516

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