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Published by Princeton University Press in Princton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass (Physics),
  • Physics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMax Jammer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC106 .J355 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL37268M
    ISBN 10069101017X
    LC Control Number99024113


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