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Published by The Open court publishing company in Chicago, London .
Written in English


  • Ethics,
  • Natural law

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby M. Deshumbert; tr. from the French by Lionel Giles, with a preface by C. W. Saleeby.
ContributionsGiles, Lionel, 1875- tr.
LC ClassificationsBJ1322 .D412
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 1 l., 231 p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6622569M
LC Control Number20002684

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