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Our enigmatic universe

A. H. Batten

Our enigmatic universe

one astronomer"s reflections on the human condition

by A. H. Batten

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Published by Melrose Books in Cambridgeshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science,
  • Philosophy of mind

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementAlan H. Batten
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL240.3 .B377 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25134556M
    ISBN 109781907732034
    LC Control Number2011488708

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