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Legal and political philosophy

liberalism and its enemies
  • 268 Pages
  • 3.71 MB
  • English
Dept. of Philosophy and Faculty of Law, University of Toronto , [Toronto]
Philosophy, Sociological jurisprudence, Law, Liberalism, Law and e
Other titlesLiberalism and its enemies.
StatementDavid Dyzenhaus and Robert Howse
ContributionsHowse, Robert, 1958-, University of Toronto. Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Dept. of Philosophy
The Physical Object
Pagination3, 268 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26436792M

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