Morality and purpose
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Morality and purpose by J. L. Stocks

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Ethics -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Statementby J. L. Stocks. Edited with an introd. by D. Z. Phillips.
SeriesStudies in ethics and the philosophy of religion
LC ClassificationsB1667.S251 P45 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 131 p.
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5685925M
LC Control Number69017836

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