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Self-realization
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[German Version]

In philosophy self-determined actualization (not subject to external norms) of ones (selected) potentialities while simultaneously putting oneself at the disposal of the surrounding world can be understood as self-realization. The self is understood here as either the source of realization (the self realizes itself in its actions) or its end (the self is realized through its actions). Self-realization is considered ethically appropriate when it is guided by certain criteria located in the self such as reason or universality (e.g. G.W…

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Tietz, Christiane, “Self-realization”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124810>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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