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Moral Order and Progress (Thoemmes Press - Thoemmes Library of British Philosophers)

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Published by Thoemmes Continuum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Slater (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8949601M
    ISBN 101843713101
    ISBN 109781843713104
    OCLC/WorldCa51234503


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