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Virtues and reasons

Philippa Foot and moral theory : essays in honour of Philippa Foot

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Virtue.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Rosalind Hursthouse, Gavin Lawrence, Warren Quinn.
    ContributionsFoot, Philippa., Hursthouse, Rosalind., Lawrence, Gavin., Quinn, Warren, d. 1991.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ319 .V57 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1121183M
    ISBN 100198240465
    LC Control Number94047937


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