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Human existence, medicine, and ethics

May, William E.

Human existence, medicine, and ethics

reflections on human life

by May, William E.

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Franciscan Herald Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical ethics.,
  • Christian ethics -- Catholic authors.,
  • Catholicism.,
  • Ethics, Medical.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam E. May.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR724 .M28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4541372M
    ISBN 100819906778
    LC Control Number77008149

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