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The nature of rights

Virpi Mäkinen

The nature of rights

moral and political aspects of rights in late medieval and early modern philosophy

by Virpi Mäkinen

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Published by The Philosophical Society of Finland in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural law,
  • Congresses,
  • Medieval Law,
  • Modern Philosophy,
  • Medieval Philosophy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Virpi Mäkinen
    SeriesActa philosophica Fennica -- v. 87
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK445 .N38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25137742M
    ISBN 10951926471X
    ISBN 109789519264714
    LC Control Number2010517639
    OCLC/WorldCa613309309


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