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The first scientist

Carlo Rovelli

The first scientist

Anaximander and his legacy

by Carlo Rovelli

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Published by Westholme Publishing in Yardley, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Methodology,
  • Ancient Cosmology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarlo Rovelli ; translated by Marion Lignana Rosenberg
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 209 p.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27130088M
    ISBN 101594161313
    ISBN 109781594161315
    OCLC/WorldCa694832795

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