TITLE

J.B. Schneewind: The Invention of Autonomy: A history of modern moral philosophy

AUTHOR(S)
Laursen, John
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Jun1999, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book "The Invention of Autonomy: A History of Modern Moral Philosophy," by J. B. Schneewind.
ACCESSION #
16243946

 

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