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I. Philosophy – II. Philosophy of Religion – III. Fundamental Theology

I. Philosophy

After roughly two and a half thousand years of the varied history of argumentative speech (Wohlrapp, Introduction), the concept of argumentation has acquired new relevance for philosophy and science in the last 40 years. Currently, the concept of argumentative reasoning is in the process of superseding or reinterpreting the concept of truth (esp. in the normative sense).

An argument is a preser…

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Wohlrapp, Harald and Grube, Dirk-Martin, “Argument”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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