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Occidental Engineering

Added08/17/2012

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Author(s) Michael McFarland, S.J.
Authoring Institution Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Contributor(s) Michael McFarland, S.J.
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Year 2012
Publisher National Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Language English

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