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Between the moral and the rational

ArД“s Koutounkos

Between the moral and the rational

essays on meta-ethics, moral beliefs, values and desires, moral motivation, rationality and moral coherences

by ArД“s Koutounkos

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Published by Papazissis Publishers in [Greece] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAris Koutoungos.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ37 .K59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23742094M
    ISBN 109789600221954
    LC Control Number2009493074


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