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Moral and metaphysical freedom

McLean, Alex

Moral and metaphysical freedom

a study based on the thought of Charles Taylor and Schubert Ogden

by McLean, Alex

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taylor, Charles, 1931-,
  • Ogden, Schubert Miles, 1928-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alex McLean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 94/2313 (B)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 216 leaves
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1242222M
    LC Control Number94629101


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