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Immanence, philosophy: A set of statements is immanent if it respects the concepts and the subject domain as well as the usage rules of the concepts of a theory. Possible extensions of the subject domain, the terms and their application rules are the subject of a discussion, which in turn takes place within the theory. Antonym Transcendence. See also Extension, Introduction.

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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Brocker I 301
Immanence/Existentialism/Beauvoir: To exist in immanence means to be subject to a limitation of freedom, to the curtailment of development possibilities and repression of all kinds, whether they are imposed or whether they are consciously or unconsciously chosen. Above all, it means missing the meaning of existence, for "there is no other justification for present existence than its extension into an infinitely open future" (1).
Gender roles/Femininity/Beauvoir: This is now the specific "drama of women": On the one hand, it should "solidify into an object and be condemned to immanence" (2) and yet, as a subject, it is essentially called upon to assert itself and transgress itself.

1. Simone de Beauvoir, Le deuxième sexe, Paris 1949. Dt.: Simone de Beauvoir, Das andere Geschlecht. Sitte und Sexus der Frau, Reinbek 2005 (zuerst 1951), S. 25f

Friederike Kuster, „Simone de Beauvoir, Das andere Geschlecht (1949)“ in: Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018

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.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Beauvoir, Simone de
Brocker I
Manfred Brocker
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2020-06-02
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