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Title:
The future of the humanities
Author:
Kaufmann, Walter, 1921-1980.
Publication Information:
New York : Reader's Digest Press : distributed by Crowell, 1977.
Physical Description:
xxi, 226 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780883491201
Format :
Book

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Walter Kaufmann was born in Freiburg, Germany in July 1, 1921. He arrived in the United States at the age of 17 and became a citizen in 1944. He received a B.A. degree from Williams College in 1941 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1947. During World War II, he served in the United States Army from 1943-1946. He was a member of the philosophy department at Princeton University from 1947-1980.

He was a philosopher, translator, poet, and photographer. His first book, a critical study of Nietzsche, was published in 1950. His other works include Critique of Religion and Philosophy, From Shakespeare to Existentialism, The Faith of a Heretic, Tragedy and Philosophy, Without Guilt and Justice, Religions in Four Dimensions, and Man's Lot. He died on September 4, 1980 at the age of 59.

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