Reason and Religious Ultimates

September 1955
New Republic;9/12/55, Vol. 133 Issue 11, p17
The article discusses the book "Reason and Existenz," by Karl Jaspers. The author is obviously influenced by existentialist thought but in this book, he proves himself to be much more than protagonist of a certain school of Philosophy. The author sets himself the task of defining the philosophical quest for the truth in the light of the limits of reason in plumbing the mystery of "Being." This new volume is a very profound and searching inquiry into the possibilities and limits of reason in penetrating to the meaning of human existence.


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