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I. Philosophy of Religion

The term transcendentalism, preceded by earlier terminology (Transcendentals), goes back to the critical transcendental philosophy of I. Kant; following on his definition of the term transcendental, it denotes a method of thinking that “is not so much occupied with objects as with the mode of our cognition of these objects, so far as this mode of cognition is possible a priori” (KrV, B 25). It implies a methodological program defined by a dual differenti…

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Danz, Christian, Imorde, Joseph and Lundin, Roger, “Transcendentalism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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