Elements of moral science
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Published by Mathew Carey in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Ethics

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Edition Notes

Statementby James Beattie
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 9940
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16894705M

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