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Principle in contemporary moral philosophy

K. P. Mishra

Principle in contemporary moral philosophy

an enquiry into the concept of principle in the moral philosophy of R.M. Hare, K. Baier and M.G. Singer

by K. P. Mishra

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Published by Cuttack Students" Store in Cuttack .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hare, R. M.,
  • Baier, Kurt.,
  • Singer, Marcus George, 1926-,
  • Ethics, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Krushna Prasad Mishra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ319 .M57 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2, viii, 164 p. ;
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4077696M
    LC Control Number79902985

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