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Man in the modern age

Author: Karl Jaspers; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul
Publisher: Garden City, NY : Doubleday, 1957.
Series: Doubleday anchor books, A101.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Jaspers; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul
OCLC Number: 4562582
Notes: Translation from the German of: Die geistige Situation der Zeit.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 230 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Origin of the epochal consciousness --
Origin of the present situation --
Situation in general --
Ways of throwing light on the present situation --
pt. 1. Limits of the life-order. Technique and apparatus as determinants of mass-life --
Mass-rule --
The tension between technical mass-order and human life --
Impossibility of a steadfast life-order --
Attempts to justify the establishing of a life-order that shall have been rendered absolute (modern sophistry) --
Critical condition of the present life-order --
pt. 2. Will in the whole. The state --
Education --
Incomprehensability of the whole --
pt. 3. Decay and possibilities of the mind. Culture --
Mental creaton --
pt. 4. Our present concpetion of human existence. The sciences of mankind --
Existence-philosophy --
pt. 5. What mankind can become. The nameless powers --
Maintenance of selfhood in the contemporary situation --
Contemplative forecast and active forecast.
Series Title: Doubleday anchor books, A101.
Other Titles: Geistige Situation der Zeit.
Responsibility: translated by Eden and Cedar Paul.

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