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religious significance of atheism

Alasdair MacIntyre

religious significance of atheism

by Alasdair MacIntyre

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Published by Columbia U.P in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atheism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alasdair MacIntyre and Paul Ricoeur.
    SeriesBampton lectures in America -- no.18
    ContributionsRicoeur, Paul.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(7),98p. ;
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14968622M
    ISBN 100231031394

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