Tripartite mimicry in nature
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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Resemblance (Philosophy),
  • Imitation.,
  • Biology -- Philosophy.,
  • Physics -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-131) and index.

StatementStanford Goldman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175 .G632 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1408736M
ISBN 100773492925
LC Control Number93017319

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