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Institutes of moral philosophy

Adam Ferguson

Institutes of moral philosophy

For the use of students in the college of Edinburgh. By Adam Ferguson, LL.D.

by Adam Ferguson

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Published by printed for A. Kincaid & J. Bell in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 362, no. 11.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvi,319,[1]p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17015435M

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