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Whitehead"s philosophy of science. by Robert M. Palter

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English


  • Whitehead, Alfred North, -- 1861-1947.,
  • Science -- Philosophy

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Bibliography: p. 239-243.

The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 248 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21853876M

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