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Published by Scottish Academic Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Science -- History,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Religion and science

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Stanley L. Jaki.
LC ClassificationsQ126.8 .J34
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4481737M
ISBN 100707302358
LC Control Number79310179

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