KARL JASPERS (1883 - 1969)






  • Anthologies:

    • Basic Philosophical Writings.  Ed. Ehrlich, Ehrlich, and Pepper.  Zondervan, 1994.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Wohin treibt die Bundesrepublik?.  Munich: Piper, 1966.

      • The Future of Germany.  Trans. E. B. Ashton.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1967.

    • Der Philophische Glaube angesichts der christlichen Offenbarung.  Munich: Piper, 1962.

      • Philosophical Faith in face of Christian Revelation.  Trans. E. B. Ashton.  London: Collins, 1967.

    • Die Atombombe und die Zukunft des MenschenMunich: Deutscher Taschenbuch, 1961.

      • The Atom Bomb and the Future of Mankind.  Trans. E. B. Ashton.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1961.

    • Die Grossen Philosophen I.  Munich: Piper, 1957.

      • The Great Philosophers: the Foundations.  Ed. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Ralph Mannheim.  London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962.

    • Die Frage der Entmythologisierug.  By Jaspers and Rudolf Bultmann.  Munich: Piper, 1954.

      • Myth and Christianity: an Inquiry into the Possibility of Religion without Myth.  Trans. N. Gutermann.  New York: Noonday, 1958.

    • Einführung in die Philosophie.  Zurich: Artemis, 1950.

      • Way to Wisdom: an Introduction to Philosophy.  Trans. Ralph Mannheim.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1951.  Rpt. 2003.

    • Vernunft und Widervernunft in unserer Zeit.  Munich: Piper, 1950.

      • Reason and Anti-Reason in our Time.  Trans. S. Goodman.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1952.

    • Vom Urprung und Ziel der Geschichte.  Zurich: Artemis, 1949.

      • The Origin and Goal of History.  Trans. M. Bullock.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1949.

    • Der Philosophische Glaube.  Zurich: Artemis, 1948.

      • The Perennial Scope of Philosophy.  Trans. Ralph Mannheim.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1949.

    • Von der Wahrheit.  Munich: Piper, 1947.

      • On Truth.

    • Die Schuldfrage.  Heidelberg: Schneider, 1946.

      • The Question of German Guilt.  Trans. E. B. Ashton.  New York: Dial Press, 1947.

    • Existenzphilosophie.  Berlin: de Gruyter, 1938.

      • Philosophy of Existence.  Trans. R. F. Grabau.  Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1971.

    • Nietzsche: Einführung in das Verständnis seines Philosophierens.  Berlin: de Gruyter, 1936.

      • Nietzsche: an Introduction to his Philosophical Activity.  Trans. C. F. Wallraff and F. J. Schmitz.  Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1965.  Rpt. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1997.

    • Vernunft und Existenz.  Groningen: Wolters, 1935.

      • Reason and Existence: Five Lectures.  Trans. William Earle.  New York: Noonday, 1955.  Rpt. Milwaukee: Marquette UP, 1996.

    • Philosophie.  3 Vols.  Berlin: Springer, 1932.

      • Philosophy.  Trans. E. B. Ashton.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1969–1971.

        • Metaphysics.  Vol. 3.

        • The Illumination of Existence.  Vol. 2. 

        • Philosophical World Orientation.  Vol. 1.  

    • Die Geistige Situation der Zeit.  Berlin: de Gruyter, 1931.

      • Man in the Modern Age.  Trans. Eden and Cedar Paul.  New York: Henry Holt, 1933.

    • Die Idee der Universität.  Berlin: Springer, 1923.

      • The Idea of the University.  Trans. H. A. T. Reiche and H. F. Vanderschmidt.  Boston: Beacon, 1959.

    • Psychologie der Weltanschauungen.  Berlin: Springer, 1919.

      • Psychology of World Views. 

    • Allgemeine Psychopathologie: Ein Leitfaden für Studierende, Ärzte und Psychologen.  Berlin: Springer, 1913.  Rpt. 1959.

      • General Psychopathology.  Trans. J. Hoenig and Marian W. Hamilton.  Manchester: U of Manchester P, 1963.  Rpt. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1997.

    • Truth and Symbol.  Trans. Jean T. Wilde, William Kluback, and William Kimmel.  New Haven: College and University Press, 1959.




  • Anthologies:


  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Desmond, William.  "Philosophies of Religion: Marcel, Jaspers, Levinas."  Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy.  Vol. 8 of The Routledge History of Philosophy.  Ed. Richard Kearney.  London: Routledge, 1994.  131-174.

    • von Rintelen, Fritz Joachim.  "Karl Jaspers."  Contemporary German Philosophy and its Background.  Bonn: Bouvier, 1970.  106-119.

    • Salamun, Kurt.  "Jaspers."  A Companion to Continental PhilosophyEd. Simon Critchley and William R. SchroederOxford: Blackwell, 1998.  216-222.




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