I. Philosophy of Religion – II. Philosophy
I. Philosophy of Religion
The German word das Unbedingte (lit. “the unconditional”) is first found in philosophical texts from the last third of the 18th century, as a translation of the Latin absolutum. It was I. Kant (see II below) who gave this concept its specific connotation, which had a long-lasting influence on subsequent theology and the philosophy of religion.
The absolute necessity is the ultimate principle, which is not conditioned by anything else, …