Relativism, conceptual schemes, and categorical frameworks
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Relativism, conceptual schemes, and categorical frameworks by Steven D. Edwards

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English


  • Relativity.,
  • Categories (Philosophy)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-126).

StatementSteven D. Edwards.
SeriesAvebury series in philosophy of science
LC ClassificationsBD221 .E38 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1849527M
ISBN 100566071339
LC Control Number90000934

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