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Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge

Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge

1999 ·
·3.92·3,497 Ratings ·368 Pages
“ Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ” ― J. M. Barrie
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    ·4.05·1,787 Ratings
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    2003·
    ·4.41·187 Ratings
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    1998·
    ·4.43·417 Ratings
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