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Published by Institute of Moralogy in Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, Japan .
Written in English


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Statementedited and translated by Haruo Kitagawa, Shujiro Mizuno, Peter Luff.
SeriesStudies in moralogy : special issue
ContributionsKitagawa, Haruo., Mizuno, Shujiro., Luff, Peter.
LC ClassificationsBJ19 .I62 2002b
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16227864M
LC Control Number2007553132

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