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Philosophy and Biodiversity (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Philosophy of science,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMarkku Oksanen (Editor), Juhani Pietarinen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9541088M
    ISBN 100521039142
    ISBN 109780521039147


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