8 edition of Thematic origins of scientific thought found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||Q125 .H722 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||499 p. :|
|Number of Pages||499|
|ISBN 10||0674877470, 0674877489|
|LC Control Number||87034163|
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