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human project and the temptations of science

L. D. Keita

human project and the temptations of science

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Published by Rudopi in Amsterdam, Atlanta, GA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Neoclassical school of economics.,
  • Socialism.,
  • Values.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references ([135]-138) and index.

    StatementLansana Keita.
    SeriesValue inquiry book series -- v. 67
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD232 .K44 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 149 p. ;
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21315734M
    ISBN 109042003200

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