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advancement of science, and its burdens

the Jefferson lecture and other essays

by Gerald Holton

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGerald Holton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,351p. ;
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21495559M
    ISBN 10052125244X, 0521272432

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