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second-best morality

Margolis, Joseph.

second-best morality

the Lindley Lecture, University of Kansas, October 14, 1997

by Margolis, Joseph.

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Published by Dept. of Philosophy, University of Kansas in [Lawrence, Kan.?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph Margolis.
SeriesThe Lindley lecture ;, 1997
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2003/04026 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL74291M
LC Control Number99175821

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