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Review forum: The practice of justice

Tim Unwin1
01 Mar 2000-Philosophy & Geography (Informa UK Limited)-Vol. 3, Iss: 1, pp 113-116
About: This article is published in Philosophy & Geography.The article was published on 2000-03-01. It has received None citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Justice (ethics).
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