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Corporations and the common good

Corporations and the common good

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism,
  • Corporations,
  • Business ethics,
  • Common good

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Robert B. Dickie and Leroy S. Rouner.
    ContributionsDickie, Robert B., Rouner, Leroy S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .C7614 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 147 p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2550341M
    ISBN 100268007543
    LC Control Number85040597


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