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Scientific method a historical and philosophical introduction by Barry Gower

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-271) and index.

StatementBarry Gower.
LC ClassificationsQ175 .G685 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL971101M
ISBN 100415122813, 0415122821
LC Control Number96007865

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