Reminiscences of Paul Oskar Kristeller : oral history, 1981.


Kristeller, Paul Oskar, 1905-1999. Reminiscences of Paul Oskar Kristeller : oral history, 1981.

Reminiscences of Paul Oskar Kristeller : oral history, 1981.

Childhood and family in Berlin: early schooling 1911-23; university life, Marburg and Heidelberg, 1923-28; study of classics in Berlin, 1928-31; scholarly contacts, manuscript research, lecturing and publishing; rise of Nazism and effect on Jewish scholars; research in Italy 1932-39; emigration to America because of rise in anti-semitism; unsuccessful attempts to get parents out of Germany; professor at Columbia University 1940-73: Columbia colleagues, organizing project for the Catalogue of Translations and Commentaries, organization of Columbia University Seminars, lectures given, publications, student protests and riots 1965-70; Woodbridge Professor of Philosophy 1968-73, supervision and assessment of numerous Columbia dissertations. Discussion of: adventures and problems of manuscript research, fellow refugee scholars, discovery of Leonardo manuscripts, American education, modern scholarship, manuscript collections in Spain and Italy; American Philosophical Association, Medieval Academy, Renaissance Society, Journal of History of Ideas, Journal of Philosophy, American Council of Learned Societies, honors and awards received.

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