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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Science and state.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Thomas Brante, Steve Fuller, William Lynch.
    SeriesSUNY series in science, technology, and society
    ContributionsBrante, Thomas, 1947-, Fuller, Steve, 1959-, Lynch, William, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.5 .C66 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 326 p. :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1719441M
    ISBN 100791414736, 0791414744
    LC Control Number92022543

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