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Morality and purpose

J. L. Stocks

Morality and purpose

by J. L. Stocks

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. L. Stocks; edited with an introduction by D. Z. Phillips.
    SeriesStudies in ethics and the philosophy of religion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .S84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5270864M
    ISBN 100710063229
    LC Control Number75409094

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