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Science at Century"s End Philosophical Questions on the Progress and Limits of Science (The Pittsburgh-Konstanz Series in the Philosophy and History of Science)

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of science,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Philosophy Of Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Congresses,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPittsburgh-Konstanz Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science 1997 University (Corporate Author), Martin Carrier (Editor), Gerald J. Massey (Editor), Laura Ruetsche (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9588651M
ISBN 10082294121X
ISBN 109780822941217

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