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An Historical introduction to moral philosophy

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Ethics -- History.,
  • Ethics.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[selected and edited by] Michael F. Wagner.
ContributionsWagner, Michael F., 1952-
LC ClassificationsBJ71 .H57 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1885750M
ISBN 100136014518
LC Control Number90046813

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