Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers was a German-Swiss psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry, and philosophy. He is best known for his works in existentialism and his concept of the 'Axial Age'.


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  1. 1. The Perennial Scope Of Philosophy

    The book in question explores the enduring nature of philosophical inquiry, examining how it transcends temporal and cultural boundaries to address fundamental questions of existence, knowledge, and ethics. The author argues that philosophy is not confined to any particular era or dogma but is a continuous pursuit of truth that evolves with human thought while remaining rooted in the quest for universal understanding. Through a critical examination of historical philosophical movements and their contributions to the ongoing dialogue, the work emphasizes the importance of philosophy in providing a framework for individuals to confront the mysteries of life and the universe, encouraging readers to engage in their own philosophical contemplation.

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