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Social and personal ethics

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English


  • Ethics.,
  • Social ethics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesSocial & personal ethics
StatementWilliam H. Shaw.
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .S45 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 507 p. ;
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784850M
ISBN 100534254586
LC Control Number95017017

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