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basis of scientific thinking.

Samuel Reiss

basis of scientific thinking.

by Samuel Reiss

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thought and thinking.,
  • Reality.,
  • Physics -- Philosophy.,
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF455 .R38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5823731M
    LC Control Number61010612
    OCLC/WorldCa1355057

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    Scientific Thinking: Is There a Genetic Basis for Adapting to Life at High Altitudes? 8 of 8. The Tibetan people have lived for many thousands of years in the Himalayan Plateau of Asia, a broad area nea feet above sea level (see map). That's higher than any . Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.


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