Thematic origins of scientific thought; Kepler to Einstein
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Thematic origins of scientific thought; Kepler to Einstein by Gerald James Holton

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- History,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Physics -- History,
  • Physics -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Gerald Holton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ125 .H722
The Physical Object
Pagination495 p.
Number of Pages495
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5305370M
ISBN 100674877454
LC Control Number72088126

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