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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Jaspers, Karl Theodor 1883-1969. German psychiatrist, philosopher, and theologian. A founder of modern existentialism, he was concerned with human reactions to extreme situations. His works include Man and the Modern Age (1931) and Philosophy (1932).

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  • n. German psychiatrist (1883-1969)

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