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Metaphysics as a guide to morals by Iris Murdoch

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Published by Penguin Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Metaphysics,
  • Ethics,
  • Ethics in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIris Murdoch.
The Physical Object
Pagination520 p. ;
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14434618M
ISBN 100140172327
OCLC/WorldCa29469186

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