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Discovery and explanation in biology and medicine

by Kenneth F. Schaffner

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Research -- Philosophy.,
  • Biology -- Research -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 569-606) and index.

    StatementKenneth F. Schaffner.
    SeriesScience and its conceptual foundations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR852 .S32 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 617 p. :
    Number of Pages617
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1412861M
    ISBN 100226735915, 0226735923
    LC Control Number93021826

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