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Conceptions of happiness

Ignacio L. GoМ€tz

Conceptions of happiness

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Happiness.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIgnacio L. Götz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1481 .G65 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 463 p. ;
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1120334M
    ISBN 100819198242
    LC Control Number94046782


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