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Published by Published for Brandeis University Press by University Press of New England in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English



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  • Mendelssohn, Moses, 1729-1786 -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Judaism -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Philosophy, Jewish -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Philosophy, Medieval -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Judaism -- Germany -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Other titlesJewish intellectual history.
StatementAlexander Altmann.
LC ClassificationsBM45 .A45
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4119720M
ISBN 100874511925
LC Control Number80054471

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