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The ethical crises of civilization moral meltdown or advance? by Leslie Lipson

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Published by Sage Publications in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Modern -- 1950- -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Civilization -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Civilization -- Philosophy.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 320-326) and index.

StatementLeslie Lipson.
LC ClassificationsCB430 .L56 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1399789M
ISBN 100803952422, 0803952430
LC Control Number93007505

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