The possibility of prediction.

by D. H. Mellor

Publisher: British Academy in London

Written in English
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From the proceedings of the British Academy, London, volume LXV (1979).

SeriesAnnual philosophical lecture / Henriette Hertz Trust -- 1979, Annual philosophical lecture -- 1979.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20062951M
ISBN 100856722006

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