Butler"s moral philosophy by Austin Duncan-Jones

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex .

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  • Butler, Joseph, 1692-1752.

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StatementAustin Duncan-Jones.
SeriesThe Pelican philosophy series, Pelican books, A 244
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LC ClassificationsBJ604.B8 D8
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Pagination191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
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Open LibraryOL204814M
LC Control Numbera 53005633
OCLC/WorldCa2489692

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