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The right thing to do: basic readings in moral philosophy

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Boston : McGraw-Hill, [2003].
3rd ed.
0072476915 (alk. paper)
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x, 305 pages ; 22 cm
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BJ21 .R54 2003
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General Note
Companion to: The elements of moral philosophy.
Includes bibliographical references.
APA Citation (style guide)

Rachels, J. (2003). The right thing to do: basic readings in moral philosophy. 3rd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rachels, James, 1941-2003. 2003. The Right Thing to Do: Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rachels, James, 1941-2003, The Right Thing to Do: Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rachels, James. The Right Thing to Do: Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy. 3rd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2003. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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