Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers

was a German psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry and philosophy
My own being can be judged by the depths I reach in making these historical origins my own.More Karl Jaspers quotes [08/08/2011 04:08:55]
Just as primitive man believed himself to stand face to face with demons and believed that could he but know their names he would become their master, so is contemporary man faced by this incomprehensible, which disorders his calculations. "If I can but grasp it, if I can but cognise it", so he thinks, "I can make it my servant.More Karl Jaspers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Socratic teacher turns his students away from himself and back onto themselves; he hides in paradoxes, makes himself inaccessible. The intimate relationship between student and teacher here is not one of submission, but of a contest for truth.More Karl Jaspers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Philosophy can only be approached with the most concrete comprehension.More Karl Jaspers quotes [08/08/2011 04:08:33]
Philosophy as practice does not mean its restriction to utility or applicability, that is, to what serves morality or produces serenity of soul.More Karl Jaspers quotes [08/08/2011 04:08:26]

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