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On law and reason

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English


  • Law -- Methodology.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

StatementAleksander Peczenik.
SeriesLaw and philosophy library ;, v. 8
LC ClassificationsK212 .P43513 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 443 p. ;
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2214723M
ISBN 100792304446
LC Control Number89037808

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