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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What the patient sees is the “content”, but the discrepancy between visual perception and objective reality is the “form”.

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The Philosophy of Karl Jaspers. Nietzsche gained importance for me only late as the magnificent revelation of nihilism and the task of overcoming it. See delusion for further discussion. Jaspers opted for philosophy early in his life.

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Jaspers’ major works, lengthy and detailed, can seem daunting in their complexity. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Karl Jaspers. Request removal from index.

From the philosopher Wilhelm Dilthey he further adopted the distinction between causal understanding as a means of accessing nature and pathological processes and hermeneutic understanding, also called genetic understanding, as a way of accessing mental phenomena. Die psychopathologie Des herrschers: This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Jaspers also distinguished between primary and secondary delusions. Retrieved from ” https: Although it did not broach new ideas, this article introduced a rather unusual method allgemeie study, at least according to the norms then prevalent.


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Following Edmund Husserl, the founder of philosophical phenomenology, Jaspers introduced “static understanding” into psychopathology, i. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system.

Karl Jaspers — Philosophie und Psychopathologie. Jaspers held Kierkegaard and Nietzsche to be two of the most important figures in post-Kantian philosophy. Jaspers identified with the liberal political philosophy of Max Weberalthough he rejected Weber’s nationalism. He was also skeptical of majoritarian democracy. Transcendence paired with the term The Encompassing in later works is, for Jaspers, that which exists beyond the world of time and space. Franz Jasperd – – Synthese: For instance Huub Engels argues that schizophrenic speech disorder may be understandable, just as Emil Kraepelin ‘s dream speech is understandable.

He published a paper in in which he addressed the problem of whether paranoia was an aspect of personality or the result of biological changes. For example, in diagnosing a hallucinationit is more important to note that a person experiences visual phenomena when no sensory stimuli account for them, than to note what the patient sees.

Jaspers considered primary delusions to be ultimately “un-understandable,” since he believed no coherent reasoning process existed behind their formation. The Political Theory of Global Citizenship. Phenomenology philosophy Continental philosophy Transcendentalism German idealism Western Marxism Existentialist anarchism. Johns Hopkins University Press. Though Jaspers was certainly indebted to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, he psycholathologie owes much to more traditional philosophers, especially Kant alogemeine Plato.

Open Court Publishing Allgsmeine. A Warning from History: University of Toronto Press. Only in knowledge can it be prevented. He argued that clinicians should not consider a belief allgemmeine based on the content of the belief, but only based on the way in which a patient holds such a belief.


Wikiquote has quotations related to: In Jaspers moved to the University of Basel in Switzerland. Retrieved 22 October Secondary delusions, on the other hand, he defined as those influenced by the person’s background, current situation or mental state.

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. Allied Forces and the Liberation psychopatholgoie a Concentration Camp. Jaspers wrote extensively on the threat to human freedom psgchopathologie by modern science and modern economic and political institutions.

In making this leap, individuals confront their own limitless freedom, which Jaspers calls Existenzand can finally experience authentic existence. Although he rejected explicit religious doctrines, [1] including the notion of a personal God, Jaspers influenced contemporary theology through his philosophy of transcendence and the limits of human experience.

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. Walter Kaufmann argues in From Shakespeare to Existentialism that, though Jaspers was certainly indebted to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, he was closest to Kant’s philosophy.

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