Moral responsibility and public duties in a pluralist society.
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Published by Brunel University, Department of Government in Uxbridge, Middx .
Written in English


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SeriesDepartment of Government : Working papers -- no. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination13p.
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL15206035M
ISBN 101872166555

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