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Godwin"s moral philosophy

D. H. Monro

Godwin"s moral philosophy

an interpretation of William Godwin

by D. H. Monro

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Godwin, William, 1756-1836 -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. H. Monro.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4724 .M6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4546957M
    ISBN 100848218736
    LC Control Number77014944
    OCLC/WorldCa3327687

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