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Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers (1883 - 1969) was a German philosopher and one of the originators of existentialism.

He was noted for his steadfast opposition to National Socialism.[1]

Jaspers joined the Heidelberg philosophical faculty in 1913 which he used as a springboard to advance his ideas on existentialism.

See also


  1. The New American Desk Encyclopedia, Penguin Group, 1989