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Nature"s capacities and their measurement

Nancy Cartwright

Nature"s capacities and their measurement

by Nancy Cartwright

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Causality (Physics),
  • Probabilities.,
  • Physics -- Philosophy.,
  • Quantum theory.,
  • Econometrics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNancy Cartwright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC6.4.C3 C37 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2054935M
    ISBN 100198244770
    LC Control Number88033015


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