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Political liberalism

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Justice,
  • Liberalism,
  • Political stability

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Rawls.
    SeriesThe John Dewey essays in philosophy ;, no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC578 .R37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 401 p. ;
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1738033M
    ISBN 100231052480
    LC Control Number92043224


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