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Natural law in science and philosophy

by Emile Boutroux

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Emile Boutroux ; authorized translation by Fred Rothwell
    ContributionsRothwell, Fred, b. 1869, tr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24172137M
    OCLC/WorldCa7052367

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