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Pro­fes­sor Buber and His Cats

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September 1, 2021

In his most famous book, I and Thou, the philoso­pher Mar­tin Buber tells of his abil­i­ty to talk to ani­mals, plants, and even stones and how that abil­i­ty even­tu­al­ly helped him to talk to oth­er peo­ple and to God. Tar­cov­’s pic­ture book biog­ra­phy tells about Buber from the point of view of one of his cats. Buber loved cats. He had nine of them. Ketem the cat helps Buber dis­cov­er and keep that bal­ance between his love of ani­mals and his desire to be there for his fel­low humans.

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