Though I 100% recommend the much longer intermediate introduction, I’ve decided to write a more basic ‘lesser’ introduction to Dialectics. Unlike the ‘greater’ introduction, this one is meant to be shorter and more to the point in a formulaic way which does not meander over … Continue reading Beginner’s Introduction to Dialectics
I wrote a blog post a while ago on the strangeness of the concept of Nothing and how contradictory it is to our immediate common-sense intuition. I would like to make a second post continuing on this strangeness by pointing out something else implicit in … Continue reading The Strangeness of Nothing 2
Did you think we were done with dialectics? This one is going to be a bit more fun than usual. Sublation is something that should already be familiar, but in case it is not, here it is: Sublation equally means “to keep,” “to ‘preserve’,” and “to cause to … Continue reading Sublation, Reflection, Speculation
On the distinction of external dialectics and immanent ones.
I decided to split my original blog on Being-Nothing-Becoming into two since it was really long, there were also significant revisions in rearticulation in both sections and I focused each on particular comments I wanted to make of them. The dialectic of Being is very … Continue reading Becoming, Nothing, and Being
About half a year ago I was contacted by a moderately big online intellectual e-zine asking if I was interested in writing a short piece on Hegel concerning his difficulty. I accepted the request and wrote a 1st draft of the piece, sent it in, … Continue reading Why Hegel Is Difficult & Why It’s Good
__/—The Absolute as Such—\__ Absolute as Process and Result The Absolute as such is everything with no remainder. It is the absolute sublation in which all determinations and their contradictions are cancelled and preserved in the ultimate unity of unity and difference. Cancelled because as particular determinations … Continue reading The General Description of The Absolute