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Published by Reidel, sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publisher in Dordrecht, Boston, Hingham, MA, U.S.A .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhilosophy and technology 2., Philosophy and technology two.
Statementedited by Carl Mitcham and Alois Huning.
SeriesBoston studies in the philosophy of science ;, v. 90
ContributionsMitcham, Carl., Huning, Alois., Polytechnic Institute of New York. Philosophy & Technology Studies Center., Society for Philosophy & Technology (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ174 .B67 vol. 90, QA75.5 .B67 vol. 90
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2546462M
ISBN 109027719756
LC Control Number85028345

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