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Fads and fallacies in the name of science. by Martin Gardner

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Miscellanea

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Edition Notes

Other titlesIn the name of science.
GenreMiscellanea
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p.
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23745173M

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