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The idea of a liberal theory

a critique and reconstruction

by David Johnston

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-200) and index.

    StatementDavid Johnston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .J57 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1080592M
    ISBN 100691033811
    LC Control Number94004089


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