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
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.
__/—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
Our task is to discover the primordial, absolutely unconditioned first principle of all human knowledge. This can be neither proved nor defined, if it is to be an absolutely primary principle. —Fichte, Fundamental Principles Of The Entire Science Of Knowledge Outside of German Idealism enthusiasts, mainly scholars, there isn’t that … Continue reading Fichte’s Science of Knowledge: On The Self’s Necessary Necessity For Itself