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Many problems of realism

Many problems of realism

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Published by Tilburg University Press in Tilburg, The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Realism.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Paul Cortois.
    SeriesStudies in general philosophy of science,, v. 3
    ContributionsCortois, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.32.R42 M36 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL559858M
    ISBN 109036195764
    LC Control Number96143361

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