Fritz KaufmannCollection 1934-1958 bulk 1934-1936


Fritz KaufmannCollection 1934-1958 bulk 1934-1936

This collectionoffers an insight into the life of Fritz Kaufmann, philosopher and early disciple ofEdmund Husserl and the phenomenologist movement. He lectured in philosophy at theUniversities of Freiburg and Berlin until forced to leave the country andimmigrating to the United States in 1938. The bulk of the collection focuses onKaufmann's professional responses to the increasing restrictions of the Nazi Regimebetween the years of 1934 and 1936. Furthermore, the collection includes lecturescripts and a shorthand manuscript of Kaufmann relating to his last unfinished work,the introduction of Leo Baeck's book Aus drei Jahrtausenden.






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