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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics, Evolutionary

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMaxine Sheets-Johnstone.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1311 .S44 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16871292M
ISBN 109780271033921
LC Control Number2008020798

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