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Science without laws

by Ronald N. Giere

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Realism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-279) and index.

    StatementRonald N. Giere.
    SeriesScience and its conceptual foundations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .G48898 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL384354M
    ISBN 100226292088
    LC Control Number98046904

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