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Reason and chance in scientific discovery.

ReneМЃ Taton

Reason and chance in scientific discovery.

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research.,
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Causalités et accidents de la découverte scientifique.

    StatementTranslated by A.J. Pomerans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 T313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6241710M
    LC Control Number58000580
    OCLC/WorldCa706807


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