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Inventing Temperature

Measurement and Scientific Progress (Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science)
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ISBN 100195337387
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Hasok Chang (Korean: 장하석; Hanja: 張夏碩; born Ma ) is a Korean-born American historian and philosopher of science currently serving as the Hans Rausing Professor at the Born: Ma (age 52), Seoul, Republic of.

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