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short introduction to moral philosophy

Francis Hutcheson

short introduction to moral philosophy

in three books, containing the elements of ethics and the law of nature; trans. from the Latin.

by Francis Hutcheson

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Published by Foulis in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Law and ethics

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 331 p.
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15306167M

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