Very good in good dust jacket. near fine book with no marks in a dust jacket with edge wear. 180p., ill., 22 cm. the 8 contributors are: roman jakobson, clyde kluckhohn, simon kuznets, daniel lerner, ernest nagel, edward percell, simon ramo, i.a. richards. from the front flap: "in physics and in economics, in anthropology and in systems engineering, in linguistics and in logic, the troublesome fact persists that empirical knowledge deals with parts and not with wholes. in this...book, eight...scholars discuss this problem as it manifests itself in their disciplines....in illuminating a persistent problem in philosophy by demonstrating how it appears in other sciences, 'parts and wholes makes a significant contribution to eventual solutions."
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