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Jonas, Hans 1903-1993

Works: 627 works in 2,154 publications in 5 languages and 29,387 library holdings
Genres: Bibliographies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Myths  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Translator, Creator, Editor
Classifications: BT1390, 273.1
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The gnostic religion : the message of the alien God and the beginnings of Christianity by H Jonas( Book )

48 editions published between 1858 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"' ... All investigations of detail over the last half century have proved divergent rather than convergent, and leave us with a portrait of Gnosticism in which the absence of a unifying character seems to be the salient feature' - Hans Jonas, Preface, 1958. No modern writer that I am aware of has brought life to Gnosticism as Jonas has. While in no way neglecting historical or theological issues, Jonas didn't get bogged down in them: he insisted on revealing the existential import of Gnosticism. Indeed, at the end of this book he explores the commonalities of ancient Gnosticism and Heidegger's existentialism. What does it mean to feel one is in a cosmos in which God is alien or absent? Jonas provides a broad sweep of the conditions at the time Gnosticism developed at the beginning of the Christian era. His writing is that of a scholar but not targetted only to scholars ... He writes: ' ... Gnosticism is actually a product of synceticsm [so] each of these theories can be supported from the sources and none of them is satisfactory alone; but neither is the combination of all of them [supportable] which would make Gnosticism out to mere a mere mosaic of these elements and so miss its autonomous essence.' Yet nearly fifty years later some scholars look for a single source for Gnosticism while many are unable to find a suitably bounded definition. Jonas would not cage Gnosticism. Instead he asserts 'The gnostic movement - such as we must call it - was a widespread phenomena in the critical centuries indicated, feeding like Christianity on the impulses of a widely prevalent human situation, and therefore erupting in many places, many forms, and many languages.' Jonas discusses many Gnostic texts and themes ..."
The imperative of responsibility : in search of an ethics for the technological age by Hans Jonas( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phenomenon of life : toward a philosophical biology by Hans Jonas( Book )

54 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most prominent thinkers of his generation, Hans Jonas wrote on topics as diverse as the philosophy of biology, ethics and cosmology. This work sets forth a systematic philosophy of biological facts, laid out in support of his claim that mind is prefigured throughout organic existence
Das Prinzip Verantwortung : Versuch e. Ethik für d. technolog. Zivilisation by Hans Jonas( Book )

133 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in German and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical essays: from ancient creed to technological man by Hans Jonas( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mortality and morality : a search for the good after Auschwitz by Hans Jonas( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grounded in Jonas's belief in the inseparability of ethics and metaphysics - the reality of values at the centre of being - and shaped by his experience as a Holocaust survivor, the deeply personal essays "Mortality and morality" arise from a Jewish thinker's attempt to make sense of the Jewish experience in the twentieth century. Lawrence Vogel's insightful introduction provides both historical and philosophical contexts in which to understand the importance and gravity of Jonas's thought
Philosophische Untersuchungen und metaphysische Vermutungen by Hans Jonas( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technik, Medizin und Ethik : zur Praxis des Prinzips Verantwortung by Hans Jonas( Book )

52 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Por qué la técnica moderna es objeto de la filosofía - Por qué la técnica moderna es objeto de la ética - En el umbral del futuro : valores de ayer y valores para mañana - Ciencia sin valores y responsabilidad : ¿autocensura de la investigación? - Libertad de investigación y bien público - Al servicio del progreso médico : sobre los experimentos en sujetos humanos - Arte médico y responsabilidad humana - Hagamos un hombre clónico : de la eugenesia - Microbios, gametos y cigotos : más sobre el nuevo papel creador del ser humano - Muerte cerebral y banco de órganos humanos - Técnica de aplazamiento de la muerte y derecho a morir - De conversaciones públicas sobre el principio de responsabilidad
Organism, medicine, and metaphysics : essays in honor of Hans Jonas on his 75th birthday, May 10, 1978 by Stuart F Spicker( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Festschrift is presented to Professor Hans Jonas on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday, as affirmation of the contributors' respect and admiration. As a volume in the series 'Philosophy and Medicine' the contributions not only reflect certain interests and pursuits of the scholar to whom it is dedi­cated, but also serve to bring to convergence the interests of the contributors in the history of humanity and medicine, the theory of organism, medicine in the service of the patient's autonomy, and the metaphysical, i.e., phenome­nological foundations of medicine. Notwithstanding the nature of such personal gifts as the authors' contributions (which, with the exception of the late Hannah Arendt's, appear here for the first time), the essays also transcend the personal and serve to elaborate specific themes and theses disclosed in the numerous writings of Hans Jonas. The editor owes a personal debt of gratitude to many, including Hannah Arendt, who offered their assistance during the preparation of the volume
Zwischen Nichts und Ewigkeit; drei Aufsätze zur Lehre vom Menschen by Hans Jonas( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in German and English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gnosis : Festschr. für Hans Jonas( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le principe responsabilité : une éthique pour la civilisation technologique by Hans Jonas( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les morales traditionnelles sont devenues inopérantes, en particulier pour les décideurs politiques.Jonas propose une reformulation de l'éthique autour de l'idée de responsabilité, sous ses différents aspects (naturelle et contractuelle), et voit dans les parents et les hommes d'Etat deux modèles essentiels ; il discute les idéaux de progrès et les utopies (d'où le titre qui rappelle Le Principe espérance de Bloch) et dessine une philosophie de " l'espérance responsable " fondée sur le respect. L'accueil réservé à cette grande œuvre - des philosophes aux décideurs politiques et des pédagogues aux scientifiques - témoigne de l'actualité d'une telle réflexion
Macht oder Ohnmacht der Subjektivität? Das Leib-Seele-Problem im Vorfeld d. Prinzips Verantwortung by Hans Jonas( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in German and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augustin und das paulinische Freiheitsproblem; eine philosophische Studie zum pelagianischen Streit by Hans Jonas( Book )

20 editions published between 1930 and 1991 in German and Spanish and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Gottesbegriff nach Auschwitz : eine jüdische Stimme by Hans Jonas( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2020 in German and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El principio de responsabilidad : ensayo de una ética para la civilizacón tecnológica by Hans Jonas( )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El carácter modificado de la acción humana - Cuestiones metodológicas y de fundamentación - Sobre los fines y su puesto en el ser - El bien, el deber y el ser: la teoría de la responsabilidad - La responsabilidad hoy : el futuro amenazado y la idea de progreso - La crítica de la utopía y la ética de la responsabilidad
Wissenschaft als persönliches Erlebnis by Hans Jonas( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in German and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gnosis und spätantiker Geist by Hans Jonas( Book )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1993 in German and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organismus und Freiheit; Ansätze zu einer philosophischen Biologie by Hans Jonas( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in German and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethik für die Zukunft : im Diskurs mit Hans Jonas by Hans Jonas( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The imperative of responsibility : in search of an ethics for the technological age
The imperative of responsibility : in search of an ethics for the technological ageThe phenomenon of life : toward a philosophical biologyMortality and morality : a search for the good after AuschwitzGod interrupted : heresy and the European imagination between the world warsThe legacy of Hans Jonas : Judaism and the phenomenon of lifeThe tangled bank : toward an ecotheological ethics of responsible participationThe life and thought of Hans Jonas : Jewish dimensions
Alternative Names
Giōnas, Chans 1903-1993

Han si Yue na si 1903-1993

Hans Jonas 1903-1993

Hans Jonas deutsch-amerikanischer Philosoph

Hans Jonas Duits filosoof

Hans Jonas filòsof alemany

Hans Jonas filosof german

Hans Jonas filósofo alemán

Hans Jonas filósofo alemão

Hans Jonas filosofo tedesco

Hans Jonas filozof

Hans Jonas filozof gjerman

Hans Jonas German philosopher

Hans Jonas philosophe allemand

Hans Jonas professor académico alemão

Hans Jonas saksalainen filosofi

Hans Jonas Saksamaa filosoof

Hans Jonas tysk-amerikansk filosof

Hans Jonas tysk professor

Hansi-Yuenasi 1903-1993

Ioannes Jonas

Jonas H.

Jonas Hans

Jonas, Hans, 1903-

Yônas, Hans 1903-1993

Yōnasu, Hansu 1903-1993

Yonusu, Hansu 1903-1993

Yuenas, Hansi 1903-1993

Ганс Йонас

Йонас, Г 1903-1993

Йонас, Ганс

Йонас, Ханс

Йонас, Ханс немецкий философ

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האנס יונאס

הנס יונאס פילוסוף גרמני

יונס, האנס 1903-1993

יונס, הנס 1903-1993

هانز يوناس، 1903-1993

هانس جوناس فيلسوف ألماني

هانس یناس فیلسوف آلمانی

요나스, 한스

요나스, 한스 1903-1993

한스 요나스

한스 요나스 1903-1993


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