Description of An Average Life - Heinrich Blücher (PDF) - This short autobiographical sketch, which Elisabeth YoungBruehl used in drawing her wonderful portrait of Blücher [Hannah Arendt, For Love of the World,
footnote 11 to Chapter 4, pp 507], was recently rediscovered among Hannah Arendt's
private papers. [Translated from the German by Kathrin Nussbaumer]
How and Why Do We Study Philosophy?
The Legacy of Heinrich Blücher (click to view original announcement)
- A conference held on May 24, 2003 at Bard College celebrating
Heinrich Blücher as a teacher and thinker. The conference featured
Alexander Bazelow ’71; Wolfgang Heuer, editor of the Hannah
Arendt Newsletter; Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, author of Hannah Arendt,
For Love of the World; Jerome Kohn, director of The Hannah Arendt
Center, New School University; Jack Blum ’62.
Heinrich Blücher 1899-1970
(PDF) by Irma Brandeis and Jack Blum from Bard- St. Stephen's
Alumni Magazine,November 1970. Irma Brandeis, Professor
Emerita of English and Jack A. Blum '62 were two of those who spoke
at funeral services for Heinrich Blücher in New York on November
4 (1970). Others were Horace Kallen, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
in the Graduate Faculty of the New School, Philip Miller '56, and
former Bard faculty members Mary McCarthy and Ted Weiss. Miss Brandeis,
Mr. Weiss, and Mr. Blum were also at the November 15 Memorial Service
at the College. The funeral was held in NYC was at the Riverside
Chapel, Amsterdam Ave. and 76th St. Wed. Nov. 4th, 1970.