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Human rights and human diversity

an essay in the philosophy of human rights

by A. J. M. Milne

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

  • Human rights -- Philosophy.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.J.M. Milne.
    LC ClassificationsK3240.4 .M56 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2712944M
    ISBN 100887063667, 0887063675
    LC Control Number86005804

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