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An ethics of biodiversity

O"Brien, Kevin J.

An ethics of biodiversity

Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life

by O"Brien, Kevin J.

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKevin J. O"Brien
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .O27 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585432M
ISBN 101589016459
ISBN 109781589016453
LC Control Number2009026933
OCLC/WorldCa422204427

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