With his “Allgemeine Psychopathologie” (general psychopathology) published in , Karl Jaspers laid a comprehensive methodological and systematic. A hundred-year of Karl Jaspers’ General Psychopathology (Allgemeine Psychopathologie) a pivotal book in the history of psychiatry. Nardi AE(1). Allgemeine Psychopathologie für Studierende · Ärzte und Psychologen, 3. Auflage. by Karl Jaspers. Publication date Usage Public.

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However, he also wrote shorter works, most notably, Philosophy is for Everyman. Jaspers also entered public debates with Rudolf Bultmannwherein Jaspers roundly criticized Bultmann’s ” demythologizing ” of Christianity. It soon became clear that Jaspers did not particularly enjoy law, and he switched to studying medicine in with a thesis about criminology. Science Logic and Mathematics. Jaspers set down his views on mental illness in a book which he published inGeneral Psychopathology.

Neo-Kantianism early [1] Existentialism late Existential phenomenology [2] late. Only in knowledge can it be prevented. Philosophers of science by era. In Jaspers habilitated at the philosophical faculty of the Heidelberg University and gained there in a post as a psychopatho,ogie teacher.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Karl Jaspers, allgemeine psychopathologie. A Warning from History”. Jaspers psychopatholkgie born in Oldenburg in to a mother from a local farming community, and a jurist father.

Johns Hopkins University Press. Phenomenology philosophy Continental philosophy Transcendentalism German idealism Western Marxism Existentialist anarchism. Wikiquote has quotations related to: After the war he resumed his teaching position, and in his work The Question of German Guilt peychopathologie unabashedly examined the culpability of Germany as a whole in the atrocities of Hitler ‘s Third Reich.

Karl Jaspers

Following Edmund Husserl, the founder of philosophical phenomenology, Jaspers introduced “static understanding” into psychopathology, i. Jaspers’ formulation of Transcendence as ultimate non-objectivity or no-thing-ness has led many philosophers to argue that ultimately, Jaspers became a monistthough Jaspers psychopathollogie continually stressed the necessity of recognizing the validity of the concepts both of subjectivity and of objectivity.


Beginning with modern science and empiricism, Jaspers points out that as we question reality, we confront borders that an empirical or scientific method simply cannot transcend.

For example, in diagnosing a hallucinationit is more important to note that a person experiences visual phenomena when no sensory stimuli account for them, than to note what the patient sees.

The intrusion of an event that is incomprehensible in terms of an understandable development is seen as indicating an extraconscious phenomenon or transition to a somatic process.

The post later became a permanent philosophical one, and Jaspers never returned to clinical practice. And even as Kant “had to do away with knowledge to make room for faith,” Jaspers psychooathologie Nietzsche in large measure because he thinks that Nietzsche did away with knowledge, thus making room for Jaspers’ “philosophic faith” Inat the age of 38, Jaspers turned from psychology to philosophyexpanding on themes he had developed in his psychiatric works.

Vorarbeiten Zu Einer Intentionalen Psychopathologie. Jaspers earned his medical doctorate from University of Heidelberg medical school in and began work at a psychiatric hospital in Heidelberg under Franz Nisslsuccessor of Emil Kraepelin and Karl Bonhoefferand Karl Alpgemeine. See Myth and Christianity: This is supported [ according to whom?

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For instance Psychopathologid Engels argues that schizophrenic speech disorder may be understandable, just as Emil Kraepelin ‘s dream speech is understandable. Though Jaspers was certainly indebted to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, he also owes much to more traditional philosophers, especially Kant and Plato. Nietzsche gained importance for me only late as the magnificent revelation of nihilism and the task of overcoming it.


Jaspers considered primary delusions to be ultimately “un-understandable,” since he believed no coherent reasoning process existed behind their formation. Alchemy Criticism of science Epistemology Faith and rationality History and philosophy of science History of science History of evolutionary thought Logic Metaphysics Pseudoscience Relationship between religion zllgemeine science Rhetoric of science Sociology of scientific knowledge Sociology of scientific ignorance.

See delusion for further discussion. Walter Kaufmann argues in From Shakespeare to Existentialism that, though Jaspers was certainly indebted to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, he was closest to Kant’s philosophy.

One of Jaspers’ central tenets was allgemeeine psychiatrists should diagnose symptoms of mental illness particularly of psychosis by their form rather than by their content. He became a philosopher, in Germany and Europe. After quitting law studies he graduated in medicine, arrived in jzspers without any psychiatric training, to psychology without ever studying psychology and to a chair in philosophy without a degree in philosophy.

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It was possible for this to happen, and it remains possible for it to happen again at any minute. University of Heidelberg MD, The Political Theory of Global Citizenship.

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Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 37 1: In Philosophy 3 vols,Jaspers gave his view of the history of philosophy and introduced his major themes.