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Modern science and human freedom

Miller, David L.

Modern science and human freedom

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Free will and determinism.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby David L. Miller.
    LC ClassificationsBJ1461 .M5 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5439624M
    ISBN 100837121019
    LC Control Number73088908

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