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metaphysical foundations of modern physical science

a historical and critical essay.

by Edwin A. Burtt

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Physics,
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesInternational library of psychology, philosophy and scientific method
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB67 B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p.
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23319248M

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