Ethics, Politics, and Human Nature
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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Political Ethics,
  • Criminal law,
  • Punishment,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11015283M
ISBN 100631178856
ISBN 109780631178859

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