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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This is a slightly different use of the word autochthonous than the ordinary medical or sociological use as a synonym for indigenous. But he and his wife were under constant threat of removal to a concentration camp until 30 Marchwhen Heidelberg was liberated by American troops. See Myth and Christianity: Plato Aristotle Stoicism Epicureans. Karl Jaspers — Philosophie und Psychopathologie.

After the war he resumed his teaching position, and in his work The Question of German Guilt he unabashedly examined the culpability of Germany as a whole in the atrocities of Hitler ‘s Third Reich. Views Read Edit View history.

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To forget it is guilt. Many of his long-time friends stood by him, however, and he was able to continue his studies and research without being totally isolated. Jaspers is too often seen as the heir of Nietzsche and Kierkegaard to whom he is in many ways less close than to Kant Jaspers opted for philosophy early in his life.


In Jaspers habilitated at the philosophical faculty of the Heidelberg University and gained there in a post as a psychology teacher.

A Warning from History: Jaspers’ dissatisfaction with the popular understanding of mental illness led him to question both the diagnostic criteria and the methods of clinical psychiatry. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 37 1: This entry has no external links. It must be continually remembered. Walter Kaufmann argues in From Shakespeare to Existentialism that, though Jaspers was certainly indebted to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, he was allgemeime to Kant’s philosophy.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Archived from the original on 23 November Next to Nietzsche, or rather, prior to Nietzsche, I consider him to be the most important thinker of our post-Kantian age.

[Karl Jaspers. years of “Allgemeine Psychopathologie” (General Psychopathology)].

A Pivotal Book in the History of Psychiatry. Jaspers identified with the liberal political philosophy of Max Weberalthough he rejected Weber’s nationalism. Transcendence paired with the term The Encompassing in later works is, for Jaspers, that which exists beyond the world of time and space.

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Karl Jaspers

Neo-Kantianism early [1] Existentialism late Existential phenomenology [2] late. In Philosophy 3 vols,Jaspers gave his view of the history of philosophy and introduced his major themes. Jaspers psuchopathologie that psychiatrists could diagnose delusions in the same way. Jaspers considered primary delusions to be ultimately “un-understandable,” since he believed no coherent reasoning process existed behind their formation. He argued that clinicians should not consider a belief delusional based on the content of the belief, psychopahologie only based on the way in which a patient holds such a belief.


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Philosophers of science by era. He was also skeptical of majoritarian democracy. Find it on Scholar. This article has no associated abstract. It soon became clear that Jaspers did not particularly enjoy law, and he switched to studying medicine in with a thesis about criminology.

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 Wilmans. This is supported [ according to whom?

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. Laing and Richard Bentallp. For instance Huub Engels argues that schizophrenic speech disorder may be understandable, just as Emil Kraepelin ‘s dream speech is understandable.

Nietzsche alkgemeine importance for me only late as the magnificent revelation of nihilism and the task of overcoming it. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat University of Toronto Press.