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nature of scientific discovery

W A. Mathews

nature of scientific discovery

report presented to the Science in a Social Context Project on the course developedat the University of Manchester, 1976 - 9

by W A. Mathews

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Published by University of Manchester, Department of Liberal Studies in Science in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] W.A. Mathews, G.L. Price, with research assistance from J.G. Ford.
ContributionsPrice, G L., Ford, J G., Siscon., University of Manchester. Department of Liberal Studies in Science.
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Open LibraryOL13743938M

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