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Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles by Justin Oakley

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Professional ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Logic

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7754211M
ISBN 10052179305X
ISBN 109780521793056

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