Moritz Alfred Geiger philosophical manuscripts
Scope and Contents
Manuscripts, circa 1929-1937, in German and English, of Moritz Geiger, concerning aesthetics, the phenomenology of psychology, and the philosophy of science; shorter addresses include "Progress", "Democracy and Culture", and "The Challenge to Think." Also included is a typescript titled "Jaspers Kritik", apparently by Martin Heidegger, and a memorandum, "Die Manuskripte Edmund Husserls."
- Geiger, Moritz (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material in English and German.
Terms of Access
Moritz Alfred Geiger philosophical manuscripts, 1929-1937, are open for research.
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
Moritz Alfred Geiger was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and received his Ph.D. in 1904 from Universität München. He was on the faculty at Universität München and later at Universität Göttingen. Dismissed from the Universität Göttingen in 1933 for political reasons, Geiger joined the faculty of Vassar College in 1934 as chairman of the Philosophy Department. Geiger was a leading authority on descriptive phenomenology.
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Manuscripts concerning aesthetics, the phenomenology of psychology, and the philosophy of science; shorter addresses include "Progress", "Democracy and Culture", and "The Challenge to Think." Also included is a typescript titled "Jaspers Kritik", apparently by Martin Heidegger, and a memorandum, "Die Manuskripte Edmund Husserls."
This collection is not organized into series.
The Geiger manuscripts were deposited in the Library of the University of Buffalo by Moritz Geiger's widow, Elisabeth Geiger, via Herbert Spiegelberg, circa 1941. These manuscripts were transferred to the University Archives with the records of Philosophy and Phenomenology Review in 1981.
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- Heidegger, Martin
- Husserl, Edmund
- Jaspers, Karl
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- Phenomenology Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Philosophy Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- State University of New York at Buffalo -- Archives
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