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Modern ethical theories by James V. McGlynn

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Published by Bruce in Milwaukee, WI .
Written in English


  • Ethics

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StatementJames V. McGlynn and Jules J. Toner.
SeriesImpact books
ContributionsToner, Jules J.
LC ClassificationsBJ"301"M17
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,167 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21138226M
LC Control Number62-11416

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