Karl Jaspers: Politics and Metaphysics

Thornhill, C. (2002) Karl Jaspers: Politics and Metaphysics. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415269063

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<p>This book sets out a new reading of the much-neglected philosophy of Karl Jaspers. By questioning the common perception of Jaspers either as a proponent of irrationalist cultural philosophy or as an early, peripheral disciple of Martin Heidegger, it re-establishes him as a central figure in modern European philosophy. </p> <p>Giving particular consideration to his position in epistemological, metaphysical and political debate, the author argues that Jaspers's work deserves renewed consideration in a number of important discussions, particularly in hermeneutics, anthropological reflections on religion, the critique of idealism, and debates on the end of metaphysics.</p>

Item Type:Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Thornhill, Professor Chris
Authors: Thornhill, C.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Politics
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