4 edition of Science and philosophy found in the catalog.
Science and philosophy
|Series||A Pelican book|
|LC Classifications||Q175 .G545 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||296 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||296|
|LC Control Number||90102705|
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