philosophy of domestic life.

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StatementBy W. H. Byford.
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OCLC Number: Description: pages 18 cm: Contents: General remarks on the fundamental principles of society --Our legal relations --Our family relations --What constitutes a family --Marriage --Errors of motives in marrying --Ethics of married life --Family government --Management of family affairs --Our sibility: By W.H.

Byford. The Philosophy of Domestic Economy: As Exemplified in the Mode of Warming, Ventilating, Washing, Drying, & Cooking, and in Various Arrangements Contributing to the Comfort and Convenience of Domestic Life, Adopted in the Derbyshire General Infirmary, Charles Sylvester.

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Eastern Philosophy has always had a very similar goal to Western philosophy: that of making us wiser, less agitated, more thoughtful and readier to appreciate our lives. Editor Sheila Lintott is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bucknell University, and the mother of two children.

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