TITLE

Voorhoeve, Alex. 2009. Conversations on Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press

AUTHOR(S)
Iftode, Cristian
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Public Reason;2010, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
The article reviews the book "Conversations on Ethics," by Alex Voorhoeve.
ACCESSION #
52868782

 

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