Helmholtz's Theory of Space and its Significance for Schlick

  title={Helmholtz's Theory of Space and its Significance for Schlick},
  author={Matthias Neuber},
  journal={British Journal for the History of Philosophy},
  pages={163 - 180}
  • M. Neuber
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Physics
  • British Journal for the History of Philosophy
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