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

I. Philosophy

An object (Ger. Gegenstand) is anything to which a predicate can be applied, or to which identificatory reference can be made by way of a proper name, designation, or deictic expression, hence anything with regard to which statements can be made and judgments can be passed. (“Individual,” “entity,” or “object” [Ger. Objekt] are frequently employed in this sense in analytic philosophy.) In t…

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Künne, Wolfgang and Großhans, Hans-Peter, “Object”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08222>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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