On the Beauty of Science A Nobel Laureate Reflects on the Universe, God, And the Nature of Discovery by Herbert A. Hauptman

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Published by Prometheus Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Philosophy Of Science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Essays,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • General

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsD. J. Grothe (Editor), Paul Kurtz (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12371850M
ISBN 101591024609
ISBN 109781591024606
OCLC/WorldCa144520489

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