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The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture series offers collections of essays which are intended to serve as reference works for an inter-disciplinary audience. Addressing topics and figures ranging from Plato through Kant to Habermas, and philosophical movements such as the Scottish Enlightenment and German Idealism, this online eBook collection contains over 1300 downloadable essays. Each volume includes a substantial bibliography, glossary and timeline.
The Supreme Court Yearbook provides valuable in-depth coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation’s highest court since the 1989-1990 term. Users will find:
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