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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy Of Law,
  • Psychoanalysis,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Jurisprudence,
  • Movements - Psychoanalysis

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Goodrich (Editor), David Gray Carlson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7633876M
ISBN 100472108417
ISBN 109780472108411

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