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The logic of scientific discovery. by Karl Raimund Popper

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Science -- Methodology

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LC ClassificationsQ175 .P863
The Physical Object
Pagination479 p.
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6271266M
LC Control Number59008371

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