Man's Lot: A Trilogy

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Reader's Digest Press, 1978 - 363 Seiten
I 3 afsnit afbildes fotografier og tekst tematisk: Livet under ekstremt fattige forhold i tre byer i Indien, men med en livskærlighed, som ikke kan fraskrives befolkningen. Den anden dimension er tiden - som den afspejles i landskabernes uendelighed, i kunsten og dens udvikling. Sidste del omhandler menneskets grundvilkår (under Gud) med Jobs spørgsmål: Hvad er et menneske?

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LIFE AT THE LIMITS
9
NOTES ON THE COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
16
PROLOGUE
65
Urheberrecht

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Walter Kaufmann was born in Freiburg, Germany in July 1, 1921. He arrived in the United States at the age of 17 and became a citizen in 1944. He received a B.A. degree from Williams College in 1941 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1947. During World War II, he served in the United States Army from 1943-1946. He was a member of the philosophy department at Princeton University from 1947-1980. He was a philosopher, translator, poet, and photographer. His first book, a critical study of Nietzsche, was published in 1950. His other works include Critique of Religion and Philosophy, From Shakespeare to Existentialism, The Faith of a Heretic, Tragedy and Philosophy, Without Guilt and Justice, Religions in Four Dimensions, and Man's Lot. He died on September 4, 1980 at the age of 59.

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