One of the most annoying points I encounter repeatedly when it comes to engaging Hegel for a newcomer is the repetition that Hegel is very, VERY, difficult. So difficult, in fact, that if you have not had at least four years of your life dealing … Continue reading An anecdote on the myth that Hegel is impossible without background.
Download PDF of this article Original work can be found here: http://www.revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/idval/article/view/48173 Marx without Reservations: Six Theses for Interpreting Capital in Light of Hegel’s Logic German Daniel Castiglioni Universidad Nacional del Litoral / conicet Santa Fe – Argentina [Translated by Antonio Wolf] [This English translation … Continue reading [translation]Marx without Reservations: Six Theses for Interpreting Capital in Light of Hegel’s Logic
The Science of Logic is a giant tome of what some may consider pure arcane abstraction. A work that bills itself the science of pure thinking of thoughts, one question that inevitably arises regarding it is what purpose it serves. Hegel refuses to tell us … Continue reading On Hegel’s Project in the Science of Logic
The Science of Logic (simply the Logic from here on) is G.W.F. Hegel’s most important work, at least according to him. After Hegel’s death and the reaction against Hegelianism there was a cold period after which the Phenomenology of Spirit made a sudden surge from … Continue reading Why You Should Read the Science of Logic Before the Phenomenology
Hegel uses the term ‘science’ not only to qualify his philosophy; he claims that his philosophy is the very concept of valid science. Science had not yet been reduced to the current restriction to empirical science at the time, it roughly meant systematic knowledge well … Continue reading On the ‘scientific’ character of Hegel’s dialectical method.
Special thanks to Daniel-Pascal Zorn and Alan Ponikvar, who indirectly have been a great aid in providing notions and ideas that moved me to consider key structures I would have taken much longer to realize in my lone trajectory through Hegel’s works. In particular, Zorn’s … Continue reading Dialectics: An Introduction