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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Science -- Social aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [527]-536) and index.

Statementedited by Peter Galison and David J. Stump.
SeriesWriting science
ContributionsGalison, Peter Louis., Stump, David J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175 .D6636 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 567 p. :
Number of Pages567
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1277373M
ISBN 100804724369, 0804725624
LC Control Number95009064

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