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Robots or gods

Alexander Alexandrovitch Goldenweiser

Robots or gods

an essay on craft and mind

by Alexander Alexandrovitch Goldenweiser

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellect.,
  • Imagination.,
  • Experience.,
  • Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCraft and mind.
    Statementby Alexander Goldenweiser ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM101 .G57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. l., 3-138, vi p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6760742M
    LC Control Number31018720

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