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Published by Jason Aronson in Northvale, N.J .
Written in English


  • Judaism and philosophy.,
  • Judaism -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Statement(Emil L. Fackenheim).
LC ClassificationsBM565
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22224482M
ISBN 101568213182

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