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Morality, philosophy, and practice

Morality, philosophy, and practice

historical and contemporary readings and studies

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Abraham Edel, Elizabeth Flower, Finbarr W. O"Connor.
    ContributionsEdel, Abraham, 1908-, Flower, Elizabeth., O"Connor, Finbarr W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .M63555 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 643 p.
    Number of Pages643
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20925788M
    ISBN 100877225915
    OCLC/WorldCa19057139

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