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Essays on the principles of morality and natural religions In two parts. by Henry Home Lord Kames

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Published by Printed by R. Fleming, for A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics,
  • Natural theology -- Early works to 1900

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 11988.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6], 394 p.
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13600117M
OCLC/WorldCa8318005

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