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Acts of religion by Jacques Derrida

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Published by Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-426) and index.

StatementJacques Derrida ; edited and with an introduction by Gil Anidjar.
ContributionsAnidjar, Gil.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 436 p. ;
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22040327M
ISBN 100415924006, 0415924014

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