9781591020028

Karl Jaspers on Philosophy of History and History of Philosophy

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    9781591020028

  • ISBN10:

    1591020026

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Humanity Books
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Summary

This volume contains the first English translations of texts by Karl Jaspers on Aquinas, Kant, Hegel, and Kierkegaard. In addition, interpretative and critical essays by renowned scholars assess Jaspers' contributions to the history of philosophy and the philosophy of history. This stimulating collection of new translations and in-depth essays by noted experts on one of the 20th century's great minds will complement college and university libraries and be of value to anyone interested in comparative Eastern and Western philosophy, the history of ideas, or the interrelations of biography and history.

Table of Contents

Legend of Abbreviations 7(2)
Table 1: Jaspers's Project of a World History of Philosophy
9(2)
Table 2: The Great Philosophers
11(2)
Introduction. History as the Long Road Traveled by Thought and Thinker 13(6)
Philosophy and Its History: The Double Helix of Jaspers's Thought
19(12)
Leonard H. Ehrlich
The Image of Socrates in the Mirror of Jaspers
31(12)
Stephen Erickson
Jaspers's Reading of Confucius: Understandable Misunderstandings
43(8)
Graham Parkes
Jaspers and Lao Tzu
51(5)
Paul C. L. Tang
Jaspers on Lao Tzu, Nagarjuna, and Dialectic
56(8)
Richard N. Bosley
Jaspers and Nagarjuna
64(5)
Malcolm David Eckel
Jaspers on Plato
69(14)
Joanne Waugh
Jaspers's Interpretation of Aristotle
83(16)
Klaus Brinkmann
Jaspers on Jesus of Nazareth
99(13)
Harold H. Oliver
Jaspers on Augustine: The Will and Freedom
112(18)
Judith Chelius Stark
Jaspers on Philosophy of Religion: His Treatment of Anselm and Cusa
130(11)
Joseph W. Koterski
Thomas Aquinas
141(14)
Karl Jaspers
Edith Ehrlich
Cusanus as Postmedievalist
155(11)
Alan M. Olson
Construction and Being: Jaspers on Metaphysics and Science in Leibniz
166(7)
Leonard H. Ehrlich
Reading Kant: Kant's Doctrine of Ideas
173(20)
Karl Jaspers
Joseph W. Koterski
Kantian Continuations in Jaspers
193(12)
Raymond Langley
Reading Hegel: Life between Chaos and Form
205(18)
Karl Jaspers
Edith Ehrlich
Jaspers's Reception of Kierkegaard
223(13)
Merold Westphal
Jaspers Reading Kierkegaard: An Instance of the Double Helix
236(7)
Leonard H. Ehrlich
Reading Kierkegaard 1: Becoming Manifest
243(9)
Karl Jaspers
Edith Ehrlich
Reading Kierkegaard 2: Guilt: The Fundamental Limit Situation
252(6)
Karl Jaspers
Edith Ehrlich
The Relation of History of Philosophy to Philosophy of History in Karl Jaspers
258(9)
Malek K. Khazaee
Jaspers and the Philosophy of History
267(12)
Leonard H. Ehrlich
Jaspers, Weltanschauung, and the Idea of Philosophy
279(16)
Tom Rockmore
Jaspers and the Axial Transfiguration of History
295(8)
Robert S. Corrington
About the Contributors 303(4)
Index of Proper Names and Titles 307(6)
Index of Subjects 313

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