Wisdom in conduct an introduction to ethics by Garnett, Christopher Browne

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in New York .

Written in English

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  • Ethics,
  • Social ethics

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Statementby Christopher Browne Garnett, Jr.
LC ClassificationsBJ1011 .G3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 458 p.
Number of Pages458
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Open LibraryOL6398479M
LC Control Number40004288

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