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date: 17 June 2024

Jaspers, Karl (1883–1969) German psychiatrist and philosopher, 

Source:
A Dictionary of Critical Theory
Author(s):

Ian Buchanan

considered one of the fathers (along with Martin *Heidegger) of German *existentialism. Born in the northern German town of Oldenburg, Jaspers initially followed his father’s footsteps into law, but soon switched to medicine. He obtained a doctorate in medicine in ... ...

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