|Statement||by J. L. Stocks. Edited with an introd. by D. Z. Phillips.|
|Series||Studies in ethics and the philosophy of religion|
|LC Classifications||B1667.S251 P45 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 131 p.|
|Number of Pages||131|
|LC Control Number||69017836|
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