3 edition of human project and the temptations of science found in the catalog.
human project and the temptations of science
L. D. Keita
Includes bibliographical references (-138) and index.
|Series||Value inquiry book series -- v. 67|
|LC Classifications||BD232 .K44 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 149 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||149|
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