Who is Walter Kaufmann?

Who is Walter Kaufmann?

June 26, 2021 Off By Felso

Walter (Arnold) Kaufmann (1921-1980), German writer, philosopher, translator and poet.

He immigrated to the USA in 1939. He studied at Harvard. As much as philosophy and literature; He has written on many subjects such as death, moral philosophy, existentialism, deism, atheism, Christianity, and Judaism, and served as a professor at Princeton University for more than 30 years.

He is known as a student and translator of Nietzsche. He wrote a book on Hegel in 1965. He also translated the first part of Goethe’s work, Faust.

his books

From Shakespeare to Existentialism
Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre
Existentialism, Religion, and Death: Thirteen Essays
Exploring the Mind: (Trilogy)
– Goethe, Kant and Hegel
– Nietzsche, Heidegger and Buber
– Freud vs. Adler and Jung