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Certainty and trust

reflections on Karl Jaspers' cosmo-anthropology

Reiner Wiehl

pp. 123-134

A discussion of the concepts of certainty and trust in Jaspers' cosmo-anthropology with special reference to Hegel's famous essay on "Faith and Knowledge", Kant's Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone, and Heidegger's Being and Time. The chapter offers clarifications of Jaspers' understanding of certainty and trust by way of his psychology of worldviews and periechontology.

Publication details

DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2223-1_11

Full citation:

Wiehl, R. (2012)., Certainty and trust: reflections on Karl Jaspers' cosmo-anthropology, in H. Wautischer, A. Olson & G. J. Walters (eds.), Philosophical faith and the future of humanity, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 123-134.

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