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Desert and virtue

Stephen Kershnar

Desert and virtue

a theory of intrinsic value

by Stephen Kershnar

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virtue,
  • Values,
  • Reward (Ethics),
  • Character,
  • Ethics,
  • Responsibility

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Kershnar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1531 .K33 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23643621M
    ISBN 109780739139363, 9780739139387
    LC Control Number2009030263


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