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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Karl Jaspers — Philosophie und Psychopathologie.

Karl Jaspers – Wikipedia

Lichtigfeld – – Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie The Political Theory of Global Citizenship. 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. He was often viewed as a major exponent of existentialism in Germany, though he did not accept the label. However, he also wrote shorter works, most notably, Philosophy is for Everyman. See Myth and Christianity: A Pivotal Book in the History of Psychiatry.

Plato Aristotle Stoicism Epicureans. He also took an active interest in Eastern philosophies, particularly Buddhismand developed the theory of an Axial Agea period of substantial philosophical and religious development. This view has caused some controversy, and the likes of R. Jaspers’ major works, lengthy and detailed, can seem daunting in their complexity. Jaspers opted for philosophy early in his life.

Vorarbeiten Zu Einer Intentionalen Psychopathologie. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Braucht eine reformierte Psychopathologie ein zeichentheoretisches Konzept? Wikiquote has quotations related to: Retrieved 10 June Jaspers’ dissatisfaction with the popular understanding of mental illness led him to question both the diagnostic criteria and the methods of clinical psychiatry.


He argued that clinicians should not consider a belief delusional based on the content of the belief, but only based on the way in which a patient holds such a belief. In making this leap, individuals confront their own limitless freedom, which Jaspers calls Existenzand can finally experience authentic existence.

University of Heidelberg MD, Although it did not broach new ideas, this article introduced a rather unusual method of study, at least according to the norms then prevalent.

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Secondary delusions, on the other hand, he defined as those influenced by the person’s background, current situation or mental state. Though Psychopathhologie was certainly indebted to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, he also owes much to more traditional philosophers, especially Kant and Plato.

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Retrieved from ” https: Only in knowledge can it be prevented. This is a slightly different use of the word autochthonous than the ordinary medical or sociological use as a synonym for indigenous. Psychiatrytheologyphilosophy of history.

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Axial Age ; coining the allgemeinne Existenzphilosophie ; Dasein and Existenz as the two states of beingsubject—object split Subjekt-Objekt-Spaltung ; theory of communicative transcendence, limit situation [1]. Open Court Publishing Company. Jaspers identified with the liberal political philosophy of Max Weberalthough he rejected Weber’s nationalism. But he and his wife were under constant threat of removal to a concentration camp until 30 Marchwhen Heidelberg was liberated by American troops.

In he fell under a publication ban as well. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 37 1: A Warning from History”.

Thus, he supported a form of governance that guaranteed individual freedom and limited governmentand shared Weber’s belief that democracy needed to be guided by an intellectual elite. Jaspers thought that psychiatrists could diagnose delusions in the same way. Karl Jaspers, allgemeine psychopathologie. Jaspers also entered public debates with Rudolf Bultmannwherein Jaspers roundly criticized Bultmann’s ” demythologizing ” of Christianity.


Franz Knappik – – Synthese: The Origin and Goal of History. The Philosophy of Karl Jaspers. Many of his long-time friends stood by him, however, and he was able to continue his studies and research without being totally isolated.

University of Toronto Press. Retrieved 22 October The Unity of Hallucinations. 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. In Jaspers habilitated at the philosophical faculty of the Heidelberg University and gained there in a post as a psychology teacher.

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. He showed an early interest in philosophy, but his father’s experience with the legal system undoubtedly influenced his decision to study law at University of Heidelberg.

After quitting law studies he graduated in medicine, arrived in psychopathology without any psychiatric training, to psychology without ever studying psychology and to a chair in philosophy without a degree in philosophy. With Goethe and Hegelan epoch had reached its conclusion, and our prevalent way of thinking — that is, the positivisticnatural-scientific one — cannot really be considered as philosophy.