7 edition of The observational foundations of physics found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-159) and index.
|Statement||Sir Alan Cook.|
|LC Classifications||QC20 .C684 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 164 p. :|
|Number of Pages||164|
|ISBN 10||0521454506, 0521455979|
|LC Control Number||93036901|
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