8 edition of Why science? found in the catalog.
James S. Trefil
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-201) and index
|LC Classifications||Q181 .T8195 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 208 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||208|
|ISBN 10||0807748307, 0807748315|
|ISBN 10||9780807748305, 9780807748312|
|LC Control Number||2007018130|
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