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Contemporary ethics

Contemporary ethics

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

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 310.

    Statementedited by James P. Sterba.
    ContributionsSterba, James P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .C658 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2047985M
    ISBN 100131698974
    LC Control Number88025243

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