|Transcendentals, philosophy: the concept of the transcendental goes back to Kant and refers to the effort to deal with the conditions of knowledge as opposed to merely accepting experiences and sensory perceptions. See also epistemology, perception, experience, ultimate justification, verification, confirmation, possibility, contingency, a priori._____________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. |
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Transcendental/theory/Evans/(s): a transcendent explanation asks what the best theory would be, according to a given problem - (perhaps for simplicity) - immanent: explanation with respect to a given theory._____________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.
G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989