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Published by Elsevier/North Holland in Amsterdam .
Written in English

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  • Medical Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Fred Gifford
SeriesHandbook of the philosophy of science -- v. 16, Handbook of the philosophy of science -- v. 16.
ContributionsScienceDirect (Online service)
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25564169M
ISBN 100444517871
ISBN 109780444517876

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