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Transcendental Pragmatics
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is a term and concept developed by Karl-Otto Apel in the context of his conception of morality based on intersubjectivity; it denotes philosophical reflection on the validity conditions of argumentation. In transcendental pragmatics, a “transformation” of transcendental arguments takes place through a theory of linguistic and symbolic action: in the transcendental philosophy of I. Kant with its “Copernican revolution,” the question of the a priori conditions that make experience (I) possible aims at constant involvement on the part of the subj…

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Recki, Birgit, “Transcendental Pragmatics”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_125163>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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