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The Space of Reasons and the Community of Communication of Reasoners

Kettner, Matthias; Molina-Molina, Laura

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  "description": "<p>Karl-Otto Apel&#39;s &#39;transcendental pragmatics of language&#39;, his mature philosophic position, contains a number of claims concerning the community of communication that appear hard to reconcile. I reconstruct, and give a coherent account of, Apel&#39;s claims that the community of communication is <em>transcendental, real and also ideal, apriori, dialectical, and the medium of discursive rationality.</em> Apel&#39;s concept of the community of communication does not refer to the set of all beings that can communicate with each other. Rather, Apel&#39;s concept refers to a specific intrinsically normative understanding of one&#39;s relatedness to others and their relatedness to oneself, that is necessary to share for all persons involved whenever they intend to articulate linguistically and triangulate intersubjectively their experiences, all validity-claims which they raise concerning their experiences, and all reasons which they think are good enough to justify the respective validity-claims.</p>", 
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  "creator": [
      "affiliation": "University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Kettner, Matthias"
      "affiliation": "Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit\u00e4t Bonn, Germany", 
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      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Molina-Molina, Laura"
  "headline": "The Space of Reasons and the Community of Communication of Reasoners", 
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  "datePublished": "2020-03-31", 
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  "keywords": [
    "Community of Communication", 
    "Discursive Rationality", 
    "Transcendental Pragmatics of Language", 
    "Karl-Otto Apel"
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  "name": "The Space of Reasons and the Community of Communication of Reasoners"
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