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Ethics for a finite world

by Herschel Elliott

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Published by Fulcrum Pub. in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics, Evolutionary,
  • Environmental ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementHerschel Elliott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1311 .E45 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3401402M
    ISBN 101555915450
    LC Control Number2005015984
    OCLC/WorldCa60664282

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