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These lectures by Karl Jaspers, an outstanding European philosopher, attracted wide attention among German intellectuals and students; they seemed to offer a path to sanity and morality in a disordered world.

Jaspers, a life-long liberal, attempted in this book to discuss rationally a problem that had thus far evoked only heat and fury. The Philosophy of Karl Jaspers (Volume IX, ) Karl Jaspers created a uniquely humanistic existentialism. The depth and breadth of his philosophy is awesome.

He was a psychopathologist, a philosophical anthropologist, and a political scientist. Philosophy of Existence was first presented to the public as a series of lectures invited by The German Academy of Frankfurt.

In preparing these lectures Jaspers, whom the Nazis had already dismissed from his professorship at Heidelberg, knew that he was speaking in Germany for the last time.

Jaspers used the occasion to offer an account of the cultural and intellectual. Karl Jaspers died inleaving unfinished his universal history of philosophy, a history organized around those philosophers who have influenced the course of human thought. The first two volumes of this work appeared in Jasper's lifetime; the third and fourth have been gathered from the vast material of his posthumous papers.5/5(1).

The book serves three purposes today: it brings the many strands of the existential movement into focus; it provides an overview of Jaspers's own philosophical position; and it demonstrates by example that philosophy need not be irrational, antiscientific, journalistic, or homiletic in order to be existential and engagé.

In this short book Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc. Read this book on Questia. A volume on the great German philosopher, Karl Jaspers, in our LIBRARY has long been inevitable. Although only a relatively small part of his writings have thus far appeared in English translations, Jaspers' work and ideas are influencing the thinking of philosophers around the world.

Philosophy of Existence Karl Jaspers. Translated by Richard F. Grabau. pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors "The finest introduction to Jaspers's own comprehensive philosophy and to existentialism as a philosophical movement."—John R.

Silber. Jaspers' autobiography. --Descriptive and critical essays on the philosophy of Karl Jaspers. --The philosopher replies. --Bibliography of the writings of Karl Jaspers to spring,compiled by Kurt Rossmann (p. Series Title: Library of living philosophers.

Responsibility: edited by. Jaspers' autobiography --Descriptive and critical essays on the philosophy of Karl Jaspers --The philosopher replies --Bibliography of the writings of Karl Jaspers to spring,compiled by Kurt Rossmann (pages ). A compact discussion of being, truth, and reality by Karl Jaspers (), "founder of German existentialism" (Martin Heidegger).

Here he philosophy of Karl Jaspers book what for him is the complete philosophy: "the concentration whereby man becomes himself by sharing in reality.".

Bibliographical footnotes Jaspers' autobiographyDescriptive and critical essays on the philosophy of Karl JaspersThe philosopher repliesBibliography of the writings of Karl Jaspers to spring,compiled by Kurt Rossmann (p.

)Pages: The Philosophy of Karl Jaspers Volume IX in the Library of Living Philosophers Edited by Paul A. Schilpp. Table of Contents. Karl Jaspers created a uniquely humanistic existentialism. The depth and breadth of his philosophy is awesome. He was a psychopathologist, a philosophical anthropologist, and a political scientist.

Other articles where Philosophy is discussed: Karl Jaspers: Transition to philosophy: three volumes of Philosophie (Philosophy, ) appeared—perhaps the most systematic presentation of Existential philosophy in the German language. A book on Max Weber also appeared in I think that Jaspers is the greatest pedagogue on philosophy.

His books “The Great Philosophers”(or even his book on Nietzsche) are not just simply introduction or some kind of easy introduction to philosopher like those we can see today.

They are. This book sets out a new reading of the much-neglected philosophy of Karl Jaspers. By questioning the common perception of Jaspers either as a proponent of irrationalist cultural philosophy or as an early, peripheral disciple of Martin Heidegger, it re-establishes him as a central figure in modern European philosophy.

As a founding father of Existentialism, Karl Jaspers has been seen as a twentieth-century successor to Nietzsche and Kierkegaard; as an exponent of reason, he has been seen as an heir of Kant.

But studies tracing influences upon his thought or placing him in the context of Existentialism have not dealt with Jasper’s concern with the political.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. One of the founders of existentialism, the eminent philosopher Karl Jaspers here presents for the general reader an introduction to philosophy. In doing so, he also offers a lucid summary of his own philosophical thought.

In Jaspers' view, the source of philosophy is to be found "in wonder, in doubt, in a sense of forsakenness," and the philosophical quest is a process of continual 5/5(2).

Karl Jaspers (kärl yäs´pərs), –, German philosopher and psychopathologist, b. Oldenburg. After receiving his medical degree () he became () lecturer in psychology and in professor of philosophy at the Univ.

of Heidelberg. Books Death, ‘Deathlessness’ & Existenz in Karl Jaspers’ Philosophy by Filiz Peach Kurt Salaman cheers himself up by considering Karl Jaspers’ views on death and the experience of the eternal in life. Forty years after his death, the psychiatrist and philosopher Karl Jaspers continues to be influential, but is not that widely understood.

Looking for books by Karl Jaspers. See all books authored by Karl Jaspers, including Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Way to Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy, and more on Notes on Karl Jaspers' Philosophy), Editorial Académica Española, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH&Co.

KG, Alemania, about the meaning of the boundary situations in the philosophy of Karl Jaspers, as a turning point regarding Husserl's phenomenology and Kant's transcendental philosophy. Karl Jaspers saw being as polarity: It is the all-embracing out of which all comes to exist, but it is also the vast consciousness within.

Where being appears, is world; where being is immanent. philosophy, the three volumes of the book Philosophy published in The concept of reason became relevant for Jaspers in his Existence and Reason (). Then this concept got a basic priority in the large book Von der Wahrheit (), and also in Jaspers' main work in political philosophy, The Atom Bomb and the Future of Man ().File Size: KB.

Karl Jaspers (). Karl Jaspers (pronounced “Yaspers”) was born 23 February in Oldenburg to Carl William and Henriette Jaspers, a respected family within the community. Carl was a lawyer, the local sheriff for a time, and a bank director. Jaspers did well in secondary school, which he atttended from – At graduation he had [ ].

Karl Jaspers is one of the least understood and most neglected major philosophers of the twentieth century, and yet his ideas, particularly those concerned with death, have immense contemporary Peach provides a clear explanation of Jaspers' philosophy of existence, clarifying and reassessing the concept of death that is central.

Philosophy with Children and Experiential Learning," in Experiential Learning in Philosophy, eds. Julinna C. Oxley and Ramona Ilea, New York, NY: Routledgepp.here p. 4 Karl Jaspers, The Idea of the University, transl.

Harold A. Reiche and H. Vanderschmidt, Boston, MA: Beacon Press, [Henceforth cited as IU] book. Gedenkfeier für Karl Jaspers am 4. März in der Martinskirche. Ansprachen gehalten von Kurt Rossmann and others Unter Beifügung des von Karl Jaspers selbst verfassten Nekrologs.

"Karl Jaspers (–) began his academic career working as a psychiatrist and, after a period of transition, he converted to philosophy in the early s. Throughout the middle decades of the twentieth century he exercised considerable influence on a number of areas of philosophical inquiry: especially on epistemology, the philosophy of.

Karl Jaspers The author of a standard work of psychopathology, as well as special studies on Strindberg, Van Gogh and Nietsche. After World War I he became Professor of Philosophy at Heidelberg, where he achieved fame as a brilliant teacher and an early exponent of existentialism.