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Biographies of Scientific Objects

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • History of science,
  • Epistemology,
  • Science / History,
  • History,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9363657M
    ISBN 100226136728
    ISBN 109780226136721


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