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Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English


  • Physics -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoger S. Jones.
LC ClassificationsQC6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,254p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15010197M
ISBN 100349118582

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