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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English


  • Lyons, David, 1935-,
  • Utilitarianism.

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Edition Notes

StatementAllan Gibbard.
SeriesHarvard dissertations in philosophy
LC ClassificationsB843 .G52 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2226149M
ISBN 100824032020
LC Control Number89071076

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