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Published by Encyclopaedia Britannica in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Law -- Philosophy,
  • Jurisprudence

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 240-251.

Statementby Mortimer J. Adler and Peter Wolff. Pref. by Edward H. Levi.
SeriesThe Great ideas program ;, 5
ContributionsWolff, Peter, 1923- joint author.
LC ClassificationsAC1 .G74 1959 vol. 5, K230 .G74 1959 vol. 5
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 251 p.
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL221632M
LC Control Numbera 63000209

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