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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Law -- Philosophy,
  • Law and ethics,
  • Law -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Justice

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Colin Farrelly and Lawrence B Solum.
ContributionsFarrelly, Colin Patrick., Solum, Lawrence.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK246 .V57 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16650897M
ISBN 100230552897
LC Control Number2007048302

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