Contents and Arrangement

Corrected page proof, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of typed manuscripts with holograph revisions, page proofs, and galleys for original works and translations by Kaufmann. Titles of original works include Critique of Religion and Philosophy (1958), The Faith of a Heretic (1961) and its German translation Der Glaube eines Ketzers (1965), From Shakespeare to Existentialism (1959), Hegel: Reinterpretation, Texts, and Commentary (1965), Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist (1956), Tragedy and Philosophy (1968), and a book of poetry, Cain and Other Poems (1962). Titles of Kaufmann's translations include Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil (1966), On the Genealogy of Morals (translated with R. J. Hollingdale) and Ecce Homo (1967), and The Will to Power (1967); Goethe's Faust (1961); and a group of poets in Twenty German Poets (1962). In addition, the collection also contains Kaufmann's Ph.D. thesis from Harvard, "Nietzsche's Theory of Values" (1947), and an article on Nietzsche for the Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

The following standard abbreviation, or its variation, is used to identify materials in this collection: TMsS = typed manuscript signed.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Corrected page proof; Philosophy Manuscripts of Walter Kaufmann, C0469, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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