Hans Jonas

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Birthday
10, 1903
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 5, 1993 (89)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1903
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 5, 1993 (89)

About

German philosopher who was remembered for his book The Gnostic Religion from 1958.

Before Fame

He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Marburg in Germany.

Trivia

He also wrote The Imperative of Responsibility in 1979 and The Phenomenon of Life in 1966.

Family Life

His family was directly affected by the Holocaust. He lost his mother to the gas chamber at Auschwitz. He died in New Rochelle, New York.

Associated With

He taught philosophy at the New School for Social Research from 1955 until 1976 where fashion designer Mary McFadden once studied.