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Constructing a social science for postwar America

Steve J. Heims

Constructing a social science for postwar America

thecybernetics group, 1946-1953

by Steve J. Heims

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Josiah Macy, Jr., Foundation.,
  • Social sciences -- Research -- United States.,
  • Social sciences -- United States -- Philosophy.,
  • Cybernetics -- United States.,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteve Joshua Heims.
    ContributionsHeims, Steve J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 334p. ;
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21219547M
    ISBN 10026258123X

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