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What"s wrong with homosexuality?

John Corvino

What"s wrong with homosexuality?

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Same-sex marriage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Corvino
    SeriesPhilosophy in action
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.25 .C673 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372569M
    ISBN 109780199856312
    LC Control Number2012027319


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