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Kaufmann, Walter, 1921-1980

LC control no.n 79081320
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3521.A77
Personal name headingKaufmann, Walter, 1921-1980
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Variant(s)Kaufmann, Walter Arnold
Birth date1921-07-01
Death date1980-09-04
Place of birthFreiburg (Germany)
Place of deathPrinceton (N.J.)
Field of activityEducation Philosophy Translations
AffiliationPrinceton University
Profession or occupationPhilosophy teachers Translators Philosophers
Found inHis Nietzsche, 1950.
Existentialism, 1989: CIP t.p. (Walter Kaufmann)
Goethe, J.W.v. Goethe's Faust, 1989, c1961: CIP t.p. (Walter Kaufmann) data sheet (d. 1980)
Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), July 27, 2006 (Walter Kaufmann; b. July 1, 1921, Freiburg, Germany; d. 1980, Princeton, N.J.; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1947; Princeton University, professor of philosophy, 1962-80; Stuart Professor of Philosophy, 1979-80)
OCLC, Nov. 28, 2016 (hdg.: Kaufmann, Walter Arnold ; usage: Walter Kaufmann)
Wikipedia, Nov. 28, 2016 (Walter Kaufmann ; Walter Arnold Kaufmann ; b. July 1, 1921 in Freiburg, Germany ; d. September 4, 1980 in Princeton, New Jersey ; was a German-American philosopher, translator, and poet. A prolific author, he wrote extensively on a broad range of subjects, such as authenticity and death, moral philosophy and existentialism, theism and atheism, Christianity and Judaism, as well as philosophy and literature. He served for over 30 years as a professor at Princeton University ; He is renowned as a scholar and translator of Friedrich Nietzsche. He also wrote a 1965 book on Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and published a translation of Goethe's Faust)
Associated languageeng ger