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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Constructive realism,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Postmodernism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBarbara Herrnstein Smith.
SeriesScience and cultural theory
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175.32.C66 S65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3411082M
ISBN 100822338106, 0822338483
LC Control Number2005027127

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