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Interpretation, skepticism, law by Brian Langille

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


  • Philosophy,
  • Law,
  • Language,
  • Interpretation and construction

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Statementby Brian Langille
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26436700M

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