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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lyotard, Jean François,
  • Political science -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-197).

StatementGary K. Browning.
SeriesPolitical philosophy now
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC261.L86 B75 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6855229M
ISBN 100708315070, 0708314791
LC Control Number00363468
OCLC/WorldCa43633383

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