Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Religious beliefs: in contrast to other beliefs, religious beliefs are usually not subject of a questioning. Thus, for example, this is not about the probability of their application or the possibility of their refutation. Even if there are religious arguments, belief itself is not argumentative. See also beliefs.

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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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Adorno/XIII
Religious belief/religion/Hobbes/Adorno: Hobbes taught that one must swallow the religion, namely the official state religion, like pills.
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XIII 222
Religious beliefs/religion/Hobbes/Adorno: in the Hobbesian form of materialism, religion is virtually recommended as a state-preserving means, that is, as a for-another and not as an in-itself.


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-27