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Proprieties and vagaries

Albert L. Hammond

Proprieties and vagaries

a philosophical thesis from science, horse racing, sexual customs, religion, and politics.

by Albert L. Hammond

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.H2843 P7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5825833M
    LC Control Number61013245
    OCLC/WorldCa299961

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Originally published in A constant influence on human action is that of proprieties, personal and social. These attitudes and traditions defining what is proper are largely logical in origin, but chance has a way of upsetting them.

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