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Philosophers of Science

Lucretius, Nicholas Copernicus, Francis Bacon, Rene Descartes, Auguste Comte, Charles Darwin and Henri Bergson (Kessinger Publishing"s Rare Reprints)

by Random House

  • 3 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
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    Subjects:
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8465448M
    ISBN 10141799777X
    ISBN 109781417997770

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Preface A Note for Those Teaching with the Book 1. Introduction 2. Logic Plus Empiricism 3. Indu. This is a chronological list of philosophers of science.

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