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The history of moral science

Robert Blakey

The history of moral science

by Robert Blakey

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Published by J. Duncan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 21378)

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 21378.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17561498M

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