lecture on human happiness being the first of a series of lectures on that subject, in which will be comprehended a general review of the causes of the existing evils of society, and a developement of means by which they may be permanently and effectually removed : to which are added the articles of agreement drawn up and recommended by the London Co-operative Society, for the formation of a community on principles of mutual co-operation, within fifty miles of London by Gray, John

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Published by London School of Economics and Political Science in London .

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  • Happiness.,
  • Socialism -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of the 1825 ed. published by Sherwood, Jones, London.

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Statementby John Gray.
SeriesSeries of reprints of scarce tracts in economic and political science -- no. 2
ContributionsLondon Co-operative Society., London School of Economics and Political Science.
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LC ClassificationsHX245
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Pagination72, 16p. ;
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL18913785M

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