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Unsimple truths

Sandra D. Mitchell

Unsimple truths

science, complexity, and policy

by Sandra D. Mitchell

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by The University of Chicago Press Chicago and London in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Complexity (Philosophy),
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSandra D. Mitchell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.32.C65 M585 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23208147M
    ISBN 100226532623
    ISBN 109780226532622
    LC Control Number2009015682

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