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Modern Jewish thinkers from Mendelssohn to Rosenzweig by Gershon Greenberg

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Published by Academic Studies Press in Brighton, MA .
Written in English


  • Jewish philosophy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGershon Greenberg
SeriesEmunot : Jewish philosophy and Kabbalah, Emunot
LC ClassificationsB5800 .G74 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination496 p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25059706M
ISBN 101936235315, 1936235463
ISBN 109781936235315, 9781936235469
LC Control Number2010054450

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