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by E. B. Ashton,Karl Jaspers

eBook The Atom Bomb and the Future of Man ePub
Author: E. B. Ashton,Karl Jaspers
Language: English
ISBN: 0226394824
ISBN13: 978-0226394824
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; New Ed edition (January 1, 1963)
Pages: 354
Category: Military
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 395
Formats: lit rtf docx mbr
ePub file: 1417 kb
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In this book one of the century's great philosophers assesses man's ability to stand up to the . Ashton also plays loose with the German.

In this book one of the century's great philosophers assesses man's ability to stand up to the grimmest threat the world has ever known - nuclear warfare. The mere brutality of the fact of the atom bomb, writes Karl Jaspers, must turn our thoughts to the very meaning of existence, and by doing so, by forcing man to exercise his reasoning powers, it may force him to achieve In this book one of the century's great philosophers assesses man's ability to stand up to the grimmest threat the. world has ever known - nuclear warfare. This isn't to say that Jaspers' original text shouldn't have been abridged.

Additional Product Features. Translated by. E. B. Ashton. Paperback Books Karl May Collectibles.

Karl Jaspers (1883-1969) was a German psychiatrist and existentialist philosopher, who wrote many important books such as. .

Karl Jaspers (1883-1969) 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, etc. The translator notes, The Future of Mankind was written to elaborate a lecture which Karl Jaspers broadcast in the fall of 1956. Either all mankind will physically perish or there will be a change in the moral-political condition of man.

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The New York Times Archives. View on timesmachine. KARL JASPERS is one of the most distinguished living German philosophers

Future of Mankind by Jaspers, Karl; Ashton, . Karl Jaspers; Translator-E. Published by University Of Chicago Press (1963). ISBN 10: 0226394824 ISBN 13: 9780226394824.

Future of Mankind by Jaspers, Karl; Ashton, .

Karl Jaspers and the demonism of technology. Rather than viewing technology as a threat to authentic human existence, in The Origin and Goal of History (1949) and The Atom Bomb and the Future of Man (1958), Jaspers saw technology as what was at stake in it. Psychiatrist and philosopher Karl Jaspers (1883 - 1969) was one of the most important representatives of existential philosophy, who also developed an existential philosophy of technology.

Jaspers set down his views on mental illness in a book which he published . The Future of Mankind. translated by E. Publications by and about Karl Jaspers in the catalogue Helveticat of the Swiss National Library. Existential Primer: Karl Jaspers.

Jaspers set down his views on mental illness in a book which he published in 1913, General Psychopathology. This work has become a classic in the psychiatric literature and many modern diagnostic criteria stem from ideas found within it. One of Jaspers' central tenets was that psychiatrists should diagnose symptoms of mental illness (particularly of psychosis) by their form rather than by their content. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Jaspers, Karl (1997).

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