Ethics for a finite world by Herschel Elliott

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Published by Fulcrum Pub. in Golden, Colo .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ethics, Evolutionary,
  • Environmental ethics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

Book details

StatementHerschel Elliott.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1311 .E45 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3401402M
ISBN 101555915450
LC Control Number2005015984
OCLC/WorldCa60664282

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