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Published by D. Reidel, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston, Norwell, MA, U.S.A .
Written in English

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    • Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Influence -- Congresses.,
    • Relativity (Physics) -- Congresses.,
    • Science -- Philosophy -- Congresses.,
    • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Thomas F. Glick.
      SeriesBoston studies in the philosophy of science ;, v. 103
      ContributionsGlick, Thomas F., Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science (1983 : Boston, Mass.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ174 .B67 vol. 103, QC173.5 .B67 vol. 103
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 412 p. :
      Number of Pages412
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2393803M
      ISBN 109027724989
      LC Control Number87023388


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