Religion Past and Present

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Experience
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I. Philosophy – II. Philosophy of Religion – III. Church History – IV. Fundamental Theology – V. Dogmatics – VI. Ethics – VII. Practical Theology

I. Philosophy

In a broad sense shaped by daily life in the world, “experience” has been understood since Aristotle (Metaph. 980b28–982a3) as a kind of knowledge of reality that rests on practical contact and is related to paradigmatic individual cases (Gk ἐμπειρία/emp…

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Willaschek, Marcus, Stock, Konrad, Köpf, Ulrich and Loder, James E., “Experience”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_04477>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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