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Why science?

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Published by Nova Science in Commack, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Social aspects,
  • Science -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-223) and index..

    StatementR. Stephen White.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.5 .W48 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL691867M
    ISBN 101560725311
    LC Control Number97039032

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