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Criteriology
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[German Version]

is the theory (the epitome of statements) of the necessary and sufficient conditions for the (given) presence of distinctions. We need a criteriology to carry out our praxis of distinction deliberately and responsibly – both for appropriate apprehension of distinctions already made (either through our own praxis or through processes for which we are not responsible), in other words, for our actions that construct symbols, and for our own appropriate act of distinguishing through s…

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Herms, Eilert, “Criteriology”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_22478>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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