Karl Jaspers and the role of conversion in the nuclear age

by Gregory J. Walters

Publisher: University Press of America in Lanham, MD

Written in English
Published: Pages: 300 Downloads: 827
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Subjects:

  • Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Conversion.

Edition Notes

StatementGregory J. Walters.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB3279.J34 W32 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 300 p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2401260M
ISBN 10081916836X, 0819168378
LC Control Number87031466

The inquiries Jaspers started would mushroom way beyond his expectations leading to the complete abolition of the teaching of Western Civ courses and the imposition of World Multicultural History. The Axial Age Jaspers had limited to the period BC would come to be extended to the entire course of human history! A. G. Man in the modern age Karl Jaspers Snippet view - Manheim, and published in English from to was hailed by the Library Journal as "a major work, a brilliant book Jaspers defends the unity of philosophy and his aim is to make philosophy available to all, to provide the serous reader with a guide "to the thinking of the. A compact discussion of being, truth, and reality by Karl Jaspers (), "founder of German existentialism" (Martin Heidegger). Here he presents what for him is the complete philosophy: "the concentration whereby man becomes himself by sharing in reality.".   PRECIS The author examines Karl Jaspers's decoupling of commitment and narrowness in three parts. First, Jaspers's criticism of the church and some Christian dogmas as eurocentric reveals his postmodern and cosmopolitan stance, In opposition to the neoorthodox theological tendency of his time.

Key concepts of Jaspers's philosophy are highlighted and interpreted from a fresh and timely perspective: "boundary situations," existential communication, existential truth, transcendence, philosophical faith, the axial age in world history, new politics and the role of a moral and political conversion, the idea of the university, and Jaspers. Origin And Goal Of History By Karl Jaspers Hardcover Book Free Shipping. $ Nietzsche Einführung In Das Verständnis Seines Philosophierens By Jaspers. $ The Origin And Goal Of History By Karl Jaspers New. $ Karl Jaspers Philosophy And Psychopathology By Thomas Fuchs English Hardcover. AXIAL AGE: The period from to BCE has been described by historians as the axial age, a term coined by German philosopher Karl Jaspers. According to Jaspers, this is the era of history when "the spiritual foundations of humanity were laid simultaneously and independently. Notes (1) Karl Jaspers, Die geistige Situation der Zeit (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, ) – The book was written three years before the takeover of the National Socialist regime in » (2) Karl Jaspers, Philosophie (Berlin, Göttingen and Heidelberg: Springer, ).Hereafter this edition will be abbreviated as » (3) Karl Jaspers, Einführung in die .

Hannah Arendt/Karl Jaspers Correspondence, by Hannah Arendt,Karl Jaspers Book Resume: the axial age in world history, new politics and the role of a moral and political conversion, the idea of the university, and Jaspers's fascination with . karl jaspers philosopher among philosophers Download karl jaspers philosopher among philosophers or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get karl jaspers philosopher among philosophers book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. JASPERS, KARL. JASPERS, KARL ( – ), was one of the most influential German thinkers of the twentieth century and a founder of modern existential philosophy. Born in Oldenburg, Jaspers studied law and medicine. After writing several works on psychopathology, he turned to philosophy, and in he became a professor at Heidelberg.

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Gregory J. Walters (Ottawa, Canada) is a professor in the Faculty of Philosophy at Saint Paul University. He is the author of Karl Jaspers and the Role of ‘Conversion’ in the Nuclear Age, among other books.4/5(2). Karl Jaspers and the role of "conversion" in the nuclear age.

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Lanham, MD: University Press of America, © (OCoLC) Named Person. Karl Jaspers on the Role of "Conversion" in the Nuclear Age Gregory J. Walters" PHILOSOPHIZING STARTS with our situation" (Jaspers, b). Recent psychological surveys suggest that the very threat of nuclear war has an adverse affect upon our lives, particularly those of children and adolescents, and the way we view the future (Beardslee and.

Karl Jaspers (–) is generally known as one of the two great German existentialists together with Martin heidegger (see Article 18), but Jaspers's existentialist approach is very Author: Gregory Walters. Karl Jaspers on the Role of 'Conversion' [Umkehr] in the Nuclear Age.

The essay addresses the meaning of boundary situations in the philosophy of Karl Jaspers, as a turning point drawing on Edmund Husserl's phenomenology and Immanuel Kant's transcendental philosophy, and as a key for the comprehension of some of the differences in Karl Jaspers' philosophy regarding the thought of Husserl and Kant, respectively.

9 Citado por Gregory J. Walters en: Karl Jaspers and the Role of “Conversion” in the Nuclear Age, University Press of America. p. La cita fue tomada de: Karl Jaspers. KARL JASPERS () Hermann Horn1 Karl Jaspers lived in an age that witnessed far-reaching political changes.

He grew up in the sheltered environment of a prosperous family with a democratic, liberal and conservative bent. His objections to the authoritarian, militaristic State and a society with a caste structure, which typifiedFile Size: 63KB.

Karl Theodor Jaspers was a German-Swiss psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry, and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system.

He was often viewed as a major exponent of existentialism in Education: University of Heidelberg, (MD, ). Walters, Gregory J.,Karl Jaspers and the Role of Conversion in the Nuclear Age, Lanham: University Press of America.

––– (ed.),The Tasks of Truth: Essays on Karl Jaspers's Idea of the University, Frankfurt: P. Lang. See also K. Jaspers, Die Atombombe und die Zukunft des Menschen (Munich, ); Jaspers, The Future of Mankind (Chicago, ); G.

Walters, ‘Karl Jaspers on the Role of Conversion in the Nuclear Age’, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, xlvi (), – Cited by: 3.

Karl Jaspers () was a German psychiatrist and existentialist philosopher, who wrote many important books such as Reason and Existenz,Philosophy of Existence,Way to Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy,Man in the Modern Age,The Future of Mankind, etc. He wrote in the Foreword, “This book was written in /5(7).

Jaspers was born in Oldenburg in to a mother from a local farming community, and a jurist father. He showed an early interest in philosophy, but his father's experience with the legal system undoubtedly influenced his decision to study law at university.4/5.

a core position in Karl Jaspers' thinking. A valuable study about the meaning of this conversion under the conditions of the Technological Revolution in the Modern Age can be found in Gregory J. Walters, Karl Jaspers and the Role of "Conversion" in the Nuclear Age, Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Hardcover.

Paperback, Karl Jaspers and the Role of 'Conversion' in the Nuclear Age. Walters, Gregory J. (Ed.). The Tasks of Truth: Essays on Karl Jaspers's Idea of the University.

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang GmbH,   Gregory J. Walters is a professor in the Faculty of Philosophy, Université Saint-Paul/Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada.

He is the author of Karl Jaspers and the Role of 'Conversion' in the Nuclear Age, among other : Hardcover. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Karl Jaspers was one of the greatest European philosophers and humanists of the twentieth century. He demonstrated a broad range of philosophical thinking that makes his work relevant for the twenty-first century.

Coming to philosophy from medicine and psychiatry, Jaspers's views encompass a vast and creative range of empirical, philosophical, social, historical, and poltical. He is the author of Karl Jaspers, translated Gregory J. Walters (Ottawa, Canada) is a professor in the Faculty of Philosophy at Saint Paul University.

He is the author of Karl Jaspers and the Role of 'Conversion' in the Nuclear Age, among other books. existentialism. I would certainly wish to defend Karl Jaspers5s political philosophy against this charge (see, Karl Jaspers and the Role of "Conversion" in the Nuclear Age, Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, ), and one could also mention the transcendental existentialism of Gabriel Marcel as a counterpoint.

study of Karl Jaspers and the Role of Conversion in the Nuclear Age (Lahnam, Maryland: University Press of America, ), the fact that Jaspers was not receiving the attention he deserved amongst American philosophers was already disquieting to Charles Wallraff in the s.

See the debate between Wallraff and Adolf Lichtigfeld as to whether this. Jaspers, at least in his book The Origin and Goal of History, did not go this far, but in fact retracted, in later chapters, from the general statements he made in the introduction about the Axial Age being a common spiritual experience across the planet, acknowledging the obvious.

Jaspers, Husserl, Kant: las situaciones límite como "punto de giro"(traducción de la versión en inglés, publicada en "Existenz", revista de la Sociedad Karl Jaspers de Norteamérica). Karl Jaspers on the Role of “Conversion” in the Nuclear Age.

Gregory J. Walters. Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Volume LVI, Issue 2, SummerBook Reviews. BOOK REVIEWS.

Steve R. Gordy. Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Volume LVI, Issue 2, Summer Axial Age (also Axis Age, from German: Achsenzeit) is a term coined by German philosopher Karl Jaspers in the sense of a "pivotal age", characterizing the period of ancient history from about the 8th to the 3rd century BCE.

During this period, according to Jaspers' concept, new ways of thinking appeared in Persia, India, China and the Greco-Roman world in religion and.

Karl Jaspers as a Kantian psychopathologist, I The philosophical origins of the concept of form and content. Chris Walker. History of Psychiatry 4: 14, Karl Jaspers and the Role of 'Conversion' in the Nuclear Age (Lanham, MD: Cited by: Written long before the Limits to Growth, Karl Jaspers makes a interesting case for radical social and intellectual change to our existing systems.

He bases his arguments on the grave threat posed by nuclear proliferation as viewed from his perspective in the 's/5.

Way to Wisdom book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the founders of existentialism, the eminent philosopher Karl J /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: On reading the general psychopathology: the importance of Karl Jaspers's methodological pluralism for contemporary psychiatry / S.

Nassir Ghaemi --Karl Jaspers on philosophy and science: distinction and relation / Gerhard Knauss --Unfinished projects: Karl Jaspers .The centennial anniversary of Karl Jaspers’ General Psychopathology (GP) has brought significant attention to Jaspers scholarship, including publications (One Century of Karl Jaspers' General Psychopathology, eds.

Giovanni Stanghellini and Thomas Fuchs, OUP), national conferences (Philosophy and Psychiatry: The Next Hundred Years, CfP.47 quotes from Karl Jaspers: 'To decide to become a philosopher seemed as foolish to me as to decide to become a poet.', 'What is meaningful cannot in fact be isolated.

We achieve understanding within a circular movement from particular facts to the whole that includes them and back again from the whole thus reached to the particular significant facts.', and 'All .