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Published by Magnes Press, Hebrew University, Oxford University Press in Jerusalem, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- Great Britain.,
  • Law and ethics.

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Edition Notes

Statementby H.L.A. Hart.
SeriesHebrew University. Lionel Cohen lectures -- 10th ser., 1964, Lionel Cohen lectures -- 10th ser., 1964.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK H3255 M6
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14731670M

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