Science and absolute values proceedings of the third International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences, November 21-24, 1974, London, United Kingdom. by International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences London 1974.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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LC ClassificationsQ175.4 .I57 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xxxii, 1453 p.) :
Number of Pages1453
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Open LibraryOL5205684M
ISBN 100892260017, 0892260025
LC Control Number75031415

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