Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science

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Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science. / Wray, K. Brad.

I: HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, Bind 9, Nr. 1, 05.2019, s. 75-92.

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Wray, KB 2019, 'Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science', HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, bind 9, nr. 1, s. 75-92. https://doi.org/10.1086/700174

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Wray, K. B. (2019). Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science. HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, 9(1), 75-92. https://doi.org/10.1086/700174

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Wray KB. 2019. Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science. HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. 9(1):75-92. https://doi.org/10.1086/700174

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Wray, K. Brad. "Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science". HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. 2019, 9(1). 75-92. https://doi.org/10.1086/700174

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Wray KB. Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science. HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. 2019 maj;9(1):75-92. https://doi.org/10.1086/700174

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Wray, K. Brad. / Kuhn, the History of Chemistry, and the Philosophy of Science. I: HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. 2019 ; Bind 9, Nr. 1. s. 75-92.

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