Religion and the Sacred

  • J. N. Mohanty
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 43)


I begin with the remark that “is sacred,” like “is beautiful,” but unlike “is red” is not a determining, but rather a modifying predicate (in Brentano’s sense of that distinction). The way I am now using the distinction between determining and modifying predicates has to be understood in the following manner.


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  1. 1.
    For the relevant works of Josef König, reference may be made to his Sein und Denken (Halle: Max Niemeyer,1937) and Vorträge und Aufsätze, ed. G. Patzig, Munich: Alber Verlag, 1978.Google Scholar

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  • J. N. Mohanty
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  1. 1.Temple UniversityUSA

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