Good judgment, technique and Philosophy of technological know-how VIII provides the result of fresh examine into the rules of technological know-how. the quantity includes 37 invited papers provided on the Congress, masking the parts of common sense, arithmetic, actual Sciences, organic Sciences and the arts.
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