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How well do facts travel? the dissemination of reliable knowledge by Peter Howlett

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Facts (Philosophy)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Peter Howlett, Mary S. Morgan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB105.F3 H69 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 465 p. :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24791763M
ISBN 109780521196543, 9780521159586
LC Control Number2010031326

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