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Predictability in science and society

Predictability in science and society

a joint symposium of the Royal Society and the British Academy held on 20 and 21 March 1986

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Published by Royal Society and the British Academy, Distributed by Scholium International in London, Great Neck, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Methodology -- Congresses.,
  • Science -- Forecasting -- Congresses.,
  • Economic forecasting -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementorganized and edited by Sir John Mason, P. Mathias, and J.H. Westcott.
    ContributionsMason, B. J., Mathias, Peter., Westcott, J. H., Royal Society (Great Britain), British Academy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ174 .P74 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2498783M
    ISBN 100854032843
    LC Control Number87670011


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