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Beauty & revolution in science

Author: James William McAllister
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first systematic study of the aesthetic evaluations that scientists pass on their theories.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James William McAllister
ISBN: 0801432405 9780801432408 0801486254 9780801486258
OCLC Number: 639710911
Awards: Winner of A 1997 Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: xi, 231 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James W. McAllister.

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