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Samuel Johnson and the new science

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784,
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Richard B. Schwartz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ143.J64 S3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17753707M
    ISBN 100299060101
    OCLC/WorldCa211730

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