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The philosophy of the good life

being the Gifford lectures delivered in the University of St. Andrews, 1929-1930

by Charles Gore M.A.

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Christian ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Gore.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 346 p.
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14480554M
    LC Control Number31002573
    OCLC/WorldCa2159809

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