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A small treatise on the great virtues

the uses of philosophy in everyday life

by AndreМЃ Comte-Sponville

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Published by Metropolitan/Owl in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the French, Petit traite des grandes vertus.

Other titlesPetit traite des grandes vertus.
StatementAndre Comte-Sponville.
The Physical Object
Pagination352p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22135445M
ISBN 100805045562
OCLC/WorldCa50497907


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