ERIC Number: EJ263281
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Karl Jaspers'"The Idea of the University": An Existentialist Argument for an Institution Concerned with Freedom.
Wyatt, J. F.
Studies in Higher Education, v7 n1 p21-34 1982
The origins of Jaspers' 1923 work, with its close relationship to his own intellectual development and contribution to post-World War II German universities, is described. Jaspers' main themes demonstrate his uniqueness as an existentialist in justifying a specific social institution. (MSE)
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