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Virtue and self-knowledge

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Ethics.,
  • Self-knowledge, Theory of.

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Other titlesVirtue & self-knowledge.
StatementJonathan A. Jacobs.
LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .J33 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2030442M
ISBN 100139422366
LC Control Number88005931

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