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classical moralists

selections illustrating ethics from Socrates to Martineau

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics -- Collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Benjamin Rand.
    ContributionsRand, Benjamin, 1856-1934.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ21
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 797 p. ;
    Number of Pages797
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21853067M


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