2 edition of **tyranny of mathematics** found in the catalog.

tyranny of mathematics

Geoffrey Hoyland

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Published
**1945**
by S. C. M. press ltd. in London
.

Written in English

- Science -- Philosophy.,
- Society of Friends.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Geoffrey Hoyland. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q175 .H88 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 52 p. |

Number of Pages | 52 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6482147M |

LC Control Number | 45004352 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 2040497 |

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