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Yo y Tu

Martin Buber

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Martin Bubers I & Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work. Students of intellectual history consider it a landmark. The generation born since WWII considers Buber as one ofMoreMartin Bubers I & Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work. Students of intellectual history consider it a landmark. The generation born since WWII considers Buber as one of its prophets. The need for a new English translation has been felt for years. The old version was marred by many inaccuracies & misunderstandings. Its recurrent use of the archaic thou was seriously misleading. Now Prof. Walter Kaufmann, a distinguished writer & philosopher in his own right who was close to Buber, has retranslated the work at the request of Bubers family. Hes added a wealth of informative footnotes to clarify obscurities & bring readers closer to the original. Hes written a long Prologue that opens up new perspectives on the book & Bubers thought. This volume should provide a new basis for all future discussions of Buber.