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Thematic origins of scientific thought

Gerald Holton

Thematic origins of scientific thought

Kepler to Einstein

by Gerald Holton

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Physics -- History.,
  • Physics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerald Holton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination495p. ;
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22472329M
    ISBN 100674877454

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