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Karl Jaspers (1164)

Interests
Clinical psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology
Nationality
German
Born
1883, Oldenburg, Germany
Died
1969, Basie, Switzerland
Short Biography
Karl Theodor Jaspers (German: [ˈjaspɐs]; 23 February 1883 – 26 February 1969) was a German psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Appointments & Honors
  • University of Heidelburg, Privatdozent in Psychology, 1913-20, Professor of Philosophy, 1921-37, 1945-48
  • University of Basie, Professor of Philosophy, 1949-69
Principal Publications
  • 1913 General Psychopathology, trans. J. Hoenig and M. W. Hamilton. Manchester University Press. (1962, from the 7th German edn, 1959.)
  • 1919 Psychologie der Weltanschauungen. Springer- Verlag. (4th edn. 1954.)
  • 1932 Philosophy (3 vols), trans. E. R Ashton. Chicago University Press. (1969-71, from the 3rd German edn, 1956.)
  • 1935 Reason and Existence, trans. W. Earle. Noonday Press (1955, from the 3rd German edn, 1949.)
  • 1948 The Perennial Scope of Philosophy, trans. R. Mannheim. Routledge Kegan Paul. (1949; 4th German edn, 1955.)