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The concept of nature

Alfred North Whitehead

The concept of nature

by Alfred North Whitehead

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby A.N. Whitehead.
    SeriesThe Tarner lectures : -- 1919
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 W62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 202 p. --
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14971747M

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