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Time"s arrow in society a philosophy of progress by Anderson Woods

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Published by The University of Chicago press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics, Evolutionary.,
  • Collectivism.,
  • Progress.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Anderson Woods.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1011 .W6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6334793M
LC Control Number36007018
OCLC/WorldCa3797576

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