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Published by Open University Press in Buckingham, Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociology -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-247) and index.

StatementTim May.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM24 .M299 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL985635M
ISBN 100335192874, 0335192866
LC Control Number96023676

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