The first complete account of the ideas and writings of a
major figure in twentieth-century intellectual life
Walter Kaufmann (1921–1980) was a charismatic philosopher,
critic, translator, and poet who fled Nazi Germany at the age of
eighteen, emigrating alone to the United States. He was
astonishingly prolific until his untimely death at age
fifty-nine, writing some dozen major books, all marked by
breathtaking erudition and a... more...