|Statement||edited by W. Stegmüller, W. Balzer, W. Spohn.|
|Series||Studies in contemporary economics ;, v. 2|
|Contributions||Stegmüller, Wolfgang., Balzer, Wolfgang, 1947-, Spohn, Wolfgang.|
|LC Classifications||HB21 .P47 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 306 p. :|
|Number of Pages||306|
|LC Control Number||82016947|
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