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Plato"s moral realism the discovery of the presuppositions of ethics by John M. Rist

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient Ethics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementJohn M. Rist
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB398.E8 R57 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25237551M
ISBN 109780813219790, 9780813219806
LC Control Number2012004507

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