5 edition of Positioning the history of science found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Kostas Gavroglu and Jürgen Renn.|
|Series||Boston studies in the philosophy of science -- v. 248|
|Contributions||Renn, Jürgen, 1956-, Gavroglou, Kōstas.|
|LC Classifications||Q125 .P77 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 188 p. :|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||2007427690|
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