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The Way Things Are by  P. W Bridgman - First Edition - 1959 - from Bookworks and Biblio.com

The Way Things Are

by Bridgman, P. W

Condition: Very Good/Good


Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959. Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses the nature of the scientific search for knowledge, and the inevitable effect of the observer upon the observed. First edition (first printing). Hardcover, black cloth spine over green cloth boards, gilt titling. Light wear to book; pice-clipped jacket shows some tears, chips, small stains. Text clean; x, [2], 333 pages; index, brief bibliography.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.
  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: p0984
  • Title: The Way Things Are
  • Author: Bridgman, P. W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Place: Cambridge
  • Date published: 1959
  • Keywords: Physics, Epistemology, Philosophy
  • Size: Octavo


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