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structure and growth of scientific knowledge

a study in the methodology of epistemic appraisal

by G. L. Pandit

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co., Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston, U.S.A, Hingham, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Science -- Methodology.,
  • Knowledge, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.L. Pandit.
    SeriesBoston studies in the philosophy of science ;, v. 73
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ174 .B67 vol. 73, Q175 .B67 vol. 73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 231 p. ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3492391M
    ISBN 109027714347
    LC Control Number82012250

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