, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 54–59 | Cite as

A tough act — History, philosophy, and introductory physics (an American perspective)

  • James T. Cushing


American Perspective Introductory Physic 


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© The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • James T. Cushing
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  1. 1.University of Notre DameUSA

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