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Feminism and philosophy

essential readings in theory, reinterpretation and application

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Published by Westview in Boulder, San Francisco, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Nancy Tuana and Rosemarie Tong.
ContributionsTuana, Nancy., Tong, Rosemarie.
The Physical Object
Pagination(632)p. :
Number of Pages632
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22335883M
ISBN 100813322138


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