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On the epistemology of the inexact sciences.

Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg

On the epistemology of the inexact sciences.

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Social sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesRand Corporation. [Rand Report], R-353, R (Rand Corporation) ;, R-353.
    ContributionsRescher, Nicholas, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-353
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5807560M
    LC Control Number60033738
    OCLC/WorldCa371473

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