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Explaining the growth of scientific knowledge

Daniel Rothbart

Explaining the growth of scientific knowledge

metaphors, models, and meanings

by Daniel Rothbart

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-158) and index.

    StatementDaniel Rothbart.
    SeriesProblems in contemporary philosophy ;, v. 37
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .R5645 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1011075M
    ISBN 100773487212
    LC Control Number96051652


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