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Scientific explanation, space and time

Scientific explanation, space and time

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Space and time.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Herbert Feigl and Grover Maxwell for the Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science.
    SeriesMinnesota studies in the philosophy of science -- v. 3., Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science -- v. 3.
    ContributionsFeigl, Herbert., Maxwell, Grover., University of Minnesota. Center for Philosophy of Science.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 628 p. ;
    Number of Pages628
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17766127M

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