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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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StatementEdited by Imre Lakatos [and] Alan Musgrave.
SeriesStudies in logic and the foundations of mathematics
ContributionsLakatos, Imre, ed., Musgrave, Alan, ed., Bedford College., British Society for the Philosophy of Science., London School of Economics and Political Science., International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science. Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science.
LC ClassificationsQ175 .I518 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 448 p.
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5549587M
LC Control Number67028649

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