Scientific Methods
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Scientific Methods Conceptual and Historical Problems (Open Forum Series) by Peter Achinstein

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Published by Krieger Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Philosophy Of Science,
  • Scientific equipment & techniques, laboratory equipment,
  • Physics,
  • Scientific Methodology And Research,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Microscopes & Microscopy,
  • Methodology,
  • History,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLaura J. Snyder (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8249096M
ISBN 100894648225
ISBN 109780894648229

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