Martin Buber

[Revised entry by Michael Zank and Zachary Braiterman on December 4, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Martin Buber (1878 - 1965) was a prolific author, scholar, literary translator, and
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[Revised entry by Michael Zank and Zachary Braiterman on December 4, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Martin Buber (1878 - 1965) was a prolific author, scholar, literary translator, and political activist whose writings - mostly in German and Hebrew - ranged from Jewish mysticism to social philosophy, biblical studies, religious phenomenology, philosophical anthropology, education, politics, and art. Most famous among his philosophical writings is the short but powerful book I and Thou (1923) where our relation to others is considered as...

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