Zu einer ‘proflexiven' Philosophie und ‘Proligion': eine Inbeziehungsetzung der Philosophie Franz Fischers zum dialogischen Ansatz Martin Bubers

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This chapter compares Franz Fischer’s transformative thinking with Buber’s dialogical thought. Both thinkers argued that it was imperative that the traces of dialogue with other human beings be palpable in philosophy and reli-gion. Their respective positions toward religion are the consequence of a philo-sophical point of view that was characterized by Fischer as ‘proflective’ and by Buber as ‘dialogical’. Buber described a twofold attitude to the world: I-it and I-you. In a parallel manner, Fischer contrasted his logic of humanity, one intended for the other, with the logic of reflection, in which the I returns to itself. As critical participants in their religions, they strove for a ‘meta-religion’ that would confirm and criticize their own religion. Buber’s position can be explained through his preference for religiosity as a living relationship with God, whereas Fischer’s ‘pro-ligion’ was a corrective of a ‘re-ligion’ that is too much focused on the self
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationJenseits der Tradition?
Subtitle of host publicationTradition und Traditionskritik in Judentum, Christentum und Islam
EditorsRegina Grundmann, Assaad Elias Kattan
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherWalter de Gruyter
ISBN (Electronic) 9781614513131
StatePublished - 2015

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