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Utilitarianism and distributive justice Jeremy Bentham and the civil law by P. J. Kelly

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • Utilitarianism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-232) and index.

StatementP.J. Kelly.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK334 .K45 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1875313M
ISBN 100198254180
LC Control Number90035278

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