Facts and values studies in ethical analysis by Stevenson, Charles L.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

Written in English

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  • Ethics.,
  • Semantics (Philosophy)

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Statementby Charles L. Stevenson.
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .S8 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5193411M
ISBN 100837182123
LC Control Number75014601

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