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The Faith of a Heretic (1961, Dutch translation 1963), dates not examined

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Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection has been arranged in chronological order by publication date (later editions of the same title are kept together).

Collection History


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Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ran Tao in 2004. Finding aid written by Ran Tao in 2004.

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Credit this material:

The Faith of a Heretic (1961, Dutch translation 1963); Philosophy Manuscripts of Walter Kaufmann, C0469, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Some of the manuscripts found in draft form in the collection came to print in the following publications: Kaufmann's writings Cain and Other Poems (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1962), Critique of Religion and Philosophy (New York: Harper, 1958), The Faith of a Heretic (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1961), From Shakespeare to Existentialism (Boston: Beacon Press, 1959), Der Glaube eines Ketzers (Munchen: Szczesny, 1965), Hegel: Reinterpretation, Texts, and Commentary (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1965), Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist (New York: Meridian Books, 1956), Tragedy and Philosophy (New York: Doubleday, 1968); and Kaufmann's translations of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil (New York: Vintage Books, 1966), On the Genealogy of Morals (translated with R.J. Hollingdale) and Ecce Homo (New York: Vintage Books, 1967), and The Will to Power (New York: Random House, 1967); and Twenty German Poets (New York: Random House, 1962).

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