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Jaspers, Karl 1883-1969

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Works: 2,196 works in 7,500 publications in 5 languages and 90,752 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Introductions  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Honoree, Author of introduction, Creator, Dedicatee, Other, Collaborator, Editor, Correspondent, Performer, Director, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: B3279.J33, 193
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The great philosophers / Karl Jaspers ; edited by Hannah Arendt, translated by Ralph Manheim by Karl Jaspers( Book )
33 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,684 libraries worldwide
[1] The foundations: The paradigmatic individuals: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus. The seminal founders of philosophical thought: Plato, Augustine, Kant -- [2] The original thinkers: Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, Spinoza, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna -- [3] Xenophanes, Democritus, Empedocles, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, Leibniz, Aristotle, Hegel -- [4] The disturbers: Descartes, Pascal, Lessing, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche. Philosophers in other realms: Einstein, Weber, Marx
The question of German guilt by Karl Jaspers( Book )
52 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,190 libraries worldwide
Shortly after the Nazi government fell, a philosophy professor at Heidelberg University lectured on a subject that burned the consciousness and conscience of thinking Germans. "Are the German people guilty?" 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. Neither an evasive apology nor a wholesome condemnation, his book distinguished between types of guilt and degrees of responsibility. He listed four categories of guilt: criminal guilt (the commitment of overt acts), political guilt (the degree of political acquiescence in the Nazi regime), moral guilt (a matter of private judgment among one's friends), and metaphysical guilt (a universally shared responsibility of those who chose to remain alive rather than die in protest against Nazi atrocities). Karl Jaspers (1883-1969) took his degree in medicine but soon became interested in psychiatry. He is 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. He was among the first to acquaint German readers with the works of Kierkegaard. Jaspers had to resign from his post in 1935. From the total isolation into which the Hitler regime forced him, Jaspers returned in 1945 to a position of central intellectual leadership of the younger liberal elements of Germany. In his first lecture in 1945, he forcefully reminded his audience of the fate of the German Jews. Jaspers's unblemished record as an anti-Nazi, as well as his sentient mind, have made him a rallying point center for those of his compatriots who wish to reconstruct a free and democratic Germany
Way to wisdom, an introduction to philosophy by Karl Jaspers( Book )
32 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,182 libraries worldwide
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The future of mankind by Karl Jaspers( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 1,857 libraries worldwide
One of the century's great philosophers assesses man's ability to stand up to the grimmest threat the world has ever known--nuclear warfare
The philosophy of Karl Jaspers by Paul Arthur Schilpp( Book )
15 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,715 libraries worldwide
Man in the modern age by Karl Jaspers( Book )
58 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Philosophy of existence by Karl Jaspers( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 libraries worldwide
Reason and Existenz; five lectures by Karl Jaspers( Book )
24 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
The intent of Jaspers' philosophizing then is simply to recall us to our authentic situation. This recall is not itself a doctrine; it is only the stimulus to an inward action each must perform for himself in communication with others. Jaspers' Existenz-philosophy is thus an attempt to consider and enact human honesty; it is philosophy, not as wisdom, but as the love of wisdom
Myth and Christianity; an inquiry into the possibility of religion without myth by Karl Jaspers( Book )
47 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
Philosophy by Karl Jaspers( Book )
15 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
The origin and goal of history by Karl Jaspers( Book )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
Nietzsche: an introduction to the understanding of his philosophical activity by Karl Jaspers( Book )
22 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
General psychopathology by Karl Jaspers( Book )
34 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
"This book represents Professor Jaspers' most important contribution to the work of the 'Heidelberg School ' of which he was a member. Not only does it contain valuable clinical material but it also presents a comprehensive discussion of what is implied in the concept of 'mind'."-- Book Jacket
The perennial scope of philosophy by Karl Jaspers( Book )
29 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
The text of six lectures in which Karl Jaspers redefines the position of philosophy in the world today, particularly in relation to science and theology, and defines and outlines his own philosophy
The future of Germany by Karl Jaspers( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Philosophy is for everyman; a short course in philosophical thinking by Karl Jaspers( Book )
67 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Philosophical faith and revelation by Karl Jaspers( Book )
12 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Reason and anti-reason in our time by Karl Jaspers( Book )
18 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Truth and symbol, from Von der Wahrheit by Karl Jaspers( Book )
19 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and German and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Three essays: Leonardo, Descartes, Max Weber by Karl Jaspers( Book )
8 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and German and held by 826 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Âspers, Karl
Giaspers, Karl 1883-1969
I︠A︡spers, K. (Karl), 1883-1969
I︠A︡spers, Karl, 1883-1969
Jaspers, Carl 1883-1969
Jaspers, K.
Jaspers, Karl
Jaspers, Karol.
Jaspersas, Karlas 1883-1969
Jasperss, Karls, 1883-1969
Ka'er-Yasibeisi 1883-1969
Ya-ssu-pʻei, 1883-1969
Ya-ssu-pei-ssu, Ka-erh, 1883-1969
Yasbarz, Kārl, 1883-1969
Yashipei, 1883-1969
Yasibeisi, Ka'er 1883-1969
Yāspars, Kārl 1883-1969
Yaspers, Ḳarl, 1883-1969
Yâspers, Qârl 1883-1969
Yāspirs, Kārl 1883-1969
Yasupāsu, Kāru 1883-1969
Yasŭpʻŏsŭ, 1883-1969
Yasŭp'ŏsŭ, K. 1883-1969
Yasŭpʻŏsŭ, Kʻal, 1883-1969
Ясперс, Карл
Ясперс, Карл, 1883-1969
יאספרס, קרל, 1883-1969
كارل ياسبرز، 1883-1969
ياسبرس، كارل، 1883-1969
يسبرز، كارل، 1883-1969
ヤスパアス
ヤスパース, K
ヤスパース, カール
ヤスパース, カール 1883-1969
ヤスペルス, カルル
卡尔•雅斯贝尔斯 1883-1969
雅士培, 1883-1969
雅斯贝尔斯, 卡尔 1883-1969
Languages
English (496)
German (94)
Japanese (5)
Italian (3)
Chinese (1)
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