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The absolute violation

Richard Matthews

The absolute violation

why torture must be prohibited

by Richard Matthews

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montréal [Québec], Ithaca [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Aspect moral,
  • Torture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-232) and index.

    StatementRichard Matthews
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8593 .M35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24814325M
    ISBN 100773534229, 0773534512
    ISBN 109780773534223, 9780773534513
    LC Control Number2009277188
    OCLC/WorldCa213400253

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