|Abstraction: Subsumption of objects by non-consideration of certain properties. See also equivalence relation, concretion, concreta, indiscernibility._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Abstraction/Habermas: in order to free Historical Materialism from its historical-philosophical ballast, two abstractions are necessary a) the abstraction of the unfolding of cognitive structures from the historical dynamics of events and b) the abstraction of social evolution from the historical concretion of life forms. (See Critical Theory/Habermas).
HabermasVsPhilosophy of History: these two abstractions eliminate the basic conceptual confusions to which historical-philosophical thinking owes itself. (See Philosophy of History/Habermas)._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Der philosophische Diskurs der Moderne Frankfurt 1988
Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns Bd. I Frankfurt/M. 1981
Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns Bd. II Frankfurt/M. 1981