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philosophical impact of contemporary physics.

MilicМЊ CМЊapek

philosophical impact of contemporary physics.

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC6 .C27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination414 p.
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16428934M

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