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Yet philosophy's continuing search for philosophic truth leads it to hope, but at
the same time to profoundly doubt, that its problems are objectively solvable. With
respect to' a total description of Being or a definitive account of the nature of ...
between philosophic schools and (2) made the definition of what philosophy is
and ought to be, a matter of the sharpest controversy. Philosophy has become
extremely self-conscious about its own method and nature. Moreover, intellectual
But if, for Jaspers, philosophy is devoted to "the illumination of existence," that
illumination is achieved when a person recognizes that human existence is
revealed most profoundly in his experience of those "extreme" situations that
define the ...
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