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Science and criticism

Herbert Joseph Muller

Science and criticism

the humanist tradition in contemporary thought.

by Herbert Joseph Muller

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes sections on psychology & sociology. 2nd ed. originally published, Braziller, 1956.

The Physical Object
Pagination303p.,21cm
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21278331M


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