The contributions to this volume, selected papers from several conferences held in conjunction with the centenary of Karl Jaspers's birth, constitute the first reassessment of his significance as philosopher and scholar since his death in 1969. The contributions are grouped in eight parts, according to topic. An appendix lists conferences on Jaspers held during the centenary period, publications about Jaspers in the same period, and institutions and societies devoted to the study of his work. The volume also includes a self portrait by Jaspers. Sections include: Perspectives on Karl Jaspers; Leading Motives; Philosophy with a Cosmopolitan Intent; The Truth and Value of Science; Aspects of Philosophic Faith; The Politics of Freedom; Jaspers Among is Peers; and The Reception of Jaspers. Co-published with the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology.