Activism, teaching, and moral philosophy by Kenneth W. Grossman

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  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • High school teachers,
  • Moral education,
  • Ethics,
  • Political activity,
  • Social movements

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Statementby Kenneth W. Grossman
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Paginationviii, 214 leaves, bound ;
Number of Pages214
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Open LibraryOL26531735M

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