On the Responsibility of the Philosopher and the Artist, by Hans Jonas
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Hans Jonas (1903–1993) was Alvin Johnson Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research from 1955–1976. He is known for his groundbreaking work on Gnosticism, and ethics and technology. His publications include The Phenomenon of Life: Toward a Philosophical Biology (Northwestern University Press, 2001), Mortality and Morality: A Search for Good after Auschwitz (Northwestern University Press, 1996), The Imperative of Responsibility: In Search of an Ethics for the Technological Age (University of Chicago Press, 1984), The Gnostic Religion: The Message of the Alien God and the Beginnings of Christianity (Beacon Press, 1958).
Hans Jonas, “On the Responsibility of the Philosopher and the Artist,” in “100 Years of Philosophy at the New School,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 40:2 (2019), pp. 509–24.