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moral limits of modernity

Victor J. Seidler

moral limits of modernity

love, inequality, and oppression

by Victor J. Seidler

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Love.,
  • Social justice.,
  • Christian ethics.,
  • Ethics, Modern.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-233) and index.

    StatementVictor J. Seidler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .S42 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 250 p. ;
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1884366M
    ISBN 10031205596X
    LC Control Number90045271


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