Buber, Martin, 1878-1965

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1878-02-08
Death 1965-06-13
Israelis
Hebrew, German, French, English

Biographical notes:

Buber was a German-Jewish religious philosopher, biblical translator and interpreter, and master of German prose style. Miriam and Naëmah Beer-Hofmann were daughters of the Austrian dramatist and poet Richard Beer-Hofmann and Pauline Lissey.

From the description of Letters to Miriam and Naëmah Beer-Hofmann, 1961-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78544052

Buber was a Jewish philosopher, who taught in Frankfurt, 1924-1933, and Jerusalem, 1938-1951.

From the guide to the Letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1957., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Martin Buber was born in Vienna on February 8, 1878. He studied philosophy and art in Vienna, Leipzig, Zürich, and Berlin, and received his doctoral degree in Vienna in 1904. In 1923, Buber accepted the position of lecturer for Jewish religion and ethics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main and was appointed professor of comparative religious philosophy in 1930. From 1933-1938 he led the Central Bureau for Jewish Adult Education. In 1938 Buber emigrated to Palestine, where he became professor of social philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Besides his scholarly work, Buber was active in attempting to reach an understanding with the Arab population of Palestine. He died in Jerusalem on June 13, 1965.

From the description of Martin Buber: the complete archives: section 1 (correspondence), 1878-1965 (inclusive), [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122451116

Buber was a Jewish philosopher, who taught in Frankfurt, 1924-1933, and in Jerusalem, 1938-1951.

From the description of Letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1957. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122412055

Buber was a German-Jewish religious philosopher, biblical translator and interpreter, and master of German prose style. Miriam and Naëmah Beer-Hofmann were daughters of the Austrian dramatist and poet Richard Beer-Hofmann and Pauline Lissey.

From the guide to the Martin Buber letters to Miriam and Naëmah Beer-Hofmann, 1961-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Franz Rosenzweig and Martin Buber collaborated on several projects, the most important of which was a translation of the Hebrew Bible.

From the guide to the Franz Rosenzweig - Martin Buber notebooks, 1925-1929, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives)

Buber was a German-Jewish religious philosopher, biblical translator and interpreter, and master of German prose style. Smith was a writer and translator of Buber's works.

From the description of Additional letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1947. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81062409

From the guide to the Additional letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1947., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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Subjects:

  • Translators
  • Adult education
  • Zionism
  • Jewish--Arab relations
  • Philosophy
  • Jewish philosophers
  • Jewish philosophy in literature
  • Judaism
  • Jews
  • German literature--20th century
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Authors and publishers
  • Dialectical theology
  • Bible translation
  • Jewish philosophy
  • Hasidism
  • Theologians, Jewish

Occupations:

  • Philosophers
  • Translator

Places:

  • Lucerne (Switzerland) (as recorded)
  • Zurich (Switzerland) (as recorded)