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Abusing science the case against creationism by Philip Kitcher

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Creation.,
  • Evolution -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilip Kitcher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS651
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,213p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17418574M
ISBN 100335101992

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