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Fundamentals of ethics; an introduction to moral philosophy.

Wilbur Marshall Urban

Fundamentals of ethics; an introduction to moral philosophy.

by Wilbur Marshall Urban

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Published by Holt in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 476 p. ;
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20728049M

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