Reason and Existenz: Five Lectures by Karl Jaspers

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With the publication of Reason and Existenz, originally delivered as a series of five lectures at the University of Groningen in 1935, one of the most important of Jaspers's philosophic works is made available to the English-speaking world. It concerns itself with a general statement of the principal philosophic categories which have given uniqueness to Jaspers's thinking: existence, freedom, and history, and the limit-situations of death, suffering, and sin. Written shortly after Jaspers's major systematic work and before his analysis of the problem of truth, Reason and Existenz occupies a primary position in the development of his thought.

Marquette University Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9780874626117. 181 pp.
Softcover. Good+.
A few pages creased. Notes in pencil.