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Suicide, the philosophical issues

by M. Pabst Battin

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by M. Pabst Battin and David J. Mayo.
    ContributionsBattin, M. Pabst., Mayo, David J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD445 .S93
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 292 p. ;
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4422877M
    ISBN 100312775318
    LC Control Number79027372

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