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Ethics for a finite world an essay concerning a sustainable future by Herschel Elliott

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Published by Fulcrum Publishing in Golden, CO .
Written in English


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StatementHerschel Elliott.
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LC ClassificationsBJ
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22720412M
ISBN 101555915450
OCLC/WorldCa60664282

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