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Jaspers, Karl
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(Feb 23, 1883, Oldenburg – Feb 26, 1969, Basel). Following his medical studies, Jaspers worked in the University of Heidelberg's psychiatric clinic. He completed his Habilitation in 1913, also in Heidelberg, at the philosophical faculty in the discipline of psychology; he became associate professor of psychology in 1916 and professor of philosophy in 1921. In 1937, he was forced into retirement and forbidden to publish after 1938. In 1945, he resumed his teaching responsibilities …

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Steinmann, Michael, “Jaspers, Karl”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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