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Reflections on spacetime

Reflections on spacetime

foundations, philosophy, history

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Published by Kluwer in Dordrecht, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementguest editors: Ulrich Majer and Heinz-Jürgen Schmidt.
SeriesErkenntnis -- vol.42 (2)
ContributionsMajer, Ulrich., Schmidt, H.-J. 1948-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16498116M

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