Ethical Theory in the Last Quarter of the Twentieth Century
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Ethical Theory in the Last Quarter of the Twentieth Century

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Published by Ridgeview Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Metaethics,
  • Ethics

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8334283M
ISBN 100915145340
ISBN 109780915145348

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