Karl Jaspers – The history of philosophy is…

The history of philosophy is not, like the history of the sciences, to be studied…


“The history of philosophy is not, like the history of the sciences, to be studied with the intellect alone. That which is receptive in us and that which impinges upon us from history is the reality of man’s being, unfolding itself in thought.”
-Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers – If philosophy is practice, a…

If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is…


“If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is to be studied is entailed: a theoretical attitude toward it becomes real only in the living appropriation of its contents from the texts.”
-Karl Jaspers