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Grand theories and everyday beliefs

Wallace I. Matson

Grand theories and everyday beliefs

science, philosophy, and their histories

by Wallace I. Matson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolutionary psychology,
  • Theory of Knowledge,
  • Science,
  • Belief and doubt,
  • Philosophy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-214) and index.

    Other titlesScience, philosophy, and their histories
    StatementWallace Matson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD161 .M36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25185547M
    ISBN 109780199812691
    LC Control Number2011004981

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