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Holm Tetens attempts to define ‘god’ as part of his rational theology. The term ‘god’ is supposed to be defined as ‘the infinite I-subject’. This should be achieved through the customary definition of a singular term by description. However, definitions of this kind have to meet certain formal requirements, which a Rational Theology should adhere to. This paper aims to show that Tetens’ definition faces problems with these requirements since vital arguments are either missing or incomplete in a substantial way. In the process, possible approaches to remedy the outlined problems are hinted at. Overall, this paper raises the question of an alternative interpretation of his definition of god, which is central to the author’s project.

In: Grazer Philosophische Studien
Die Theorie der Wahrheit bei Anselm von Canterbury im Gesamtzusammenhang seines Denkens und unter besonderer Berücksichtigung seiner antiken Quellen (Aristoteles, Cicero, Augustinus, Boethius)
Author: Markus Enders
The focus of this work is the first definitional theory of truth in the history of philosophy presented by Anselm of Canterbury. It presents a detailed philosophical reconstruction of Anselm's theory in the context of his whole thinking and with a special consideration of his antique sources in Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine and Boethius.
After an analysis of the different meanings of truth in Monologion and Proslogion, Anselm's dialogue "De veritate" and the continuity of its understanding of truth in Anselm's later works is investigated.
Topics covered include the purpose and the topical method of "De veritate"and its source in the boethian topics, the coherence between Anselm's theory of truth, of modalities and his soteriology, and a comprehensive study of the preanselmian history of the ideas of conditional and simple necessity in Aristotle, Augustine and Boethius.

Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law Volume: 130 Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden | Boston, 1970, This course contains the following chapters: Matière préliminaire pp. 587-592 Recognition: practical problems, definitions, theories pp. 593-610 Capacity, rights and cognition of

provide a brief sketch of the main stages of the definition theory development in Ancient Greek and Byzantine traditions to show how the idea of self-referential definitions occurred and developed till John of Damascus (8th cent.) and the time of Theodoros Prodromos (12th cent.). Generally speaking, the

In: Scrinium
Author: JohnJ. Stephan

economics, though the latter is not neglected. The first chapter ("Definitions, Theories, a n d Methodology") i n t r o d u c e s frameworks a n d m o d e s of analysis. C h a p t e r s 2 ("Historical D e v e l o p m e n t of t h e R u s s i a n Empire") a n d 3 ("The Soviet Empire, 1917-1985") illumine the

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Ortal-Paz Saar

early stage, showed a remarkable drive to tackle the challenge that other scholars of Jewish magic do their best to avoid: the theoretical challenge. Harari’s new book is the fruit of years’ work on definitions, theories and methodologies pertaining to Jewish magic, ancient and modern. Broad in scope

In: Journal for the Study of Judaism
Author: Anton Oleinik

empirical phenomenon, human dignity remains understudied and without any shared interpretation. No scholarly discussion is possible, however, without first offering at least some tentative definitions or, better yet, some elements that can be used for constructing a shared definition. Theory

In: Comparative Sociology
Author: Jan Platvoet

1974, 88). Central in their ideology is to hold even "established" knowledge provisional and never normatively to impose their own views, definitions, theories and explanations upon the data studied, because data not in agreement with them may be found or a better theory may be developed. The

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

specific threshold) or relative terms (a percentage of the American GNI per capita). For a review see Linda Glawe and Helmut Wagner, ‘The Middle-Income Trap: Definitions, Theories and Countries Concerned—A Literature Survey’, Comparative Economic Studies 58, 4 (2016): 507–538. The narrative discussed

In: European Journal of East Asian Studies