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A Realist Theory of Science

Roy Bhaskar

A Realist Theory of Science

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Philosophy / Epistemology,
  • Epistemology,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10207393M
    ISBN 100415454948
    ISBN 109780415454940


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