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Jewish thought in context

Shimon Dovid Cowen

Jewish thought in context

studies in the relationship of Jewish and general thought

by Shimon Dovid Cowen

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Published by Institute for Judaism and Civilization, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilization, Monash University in Melbourne, Vic, [Clayton, Vic.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism.,
  • Philosophy, Jewish.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementShimon Dovid Cowen.
    SeriesMonographs in Judaism and civilization -- no. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB5800 .C69 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19663340M
    ISBN 100958593302

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