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Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. in Boston .
Written in English


  • Ethics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Ernest Sosa and Enrique Villanueva.
SeriesPhilosophical issues -- 19
ContributionsSosa, Ernest., Villanueva, Enrique.
LC ClassificationsBJ21 .M48 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination417 p. ;
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23994132M
ISBN 109781444333992
LC Control Number2009034625

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