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 As Process & 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 they … Continue reading The General Description of The Absolute
I was bored a few days ago and decided to put on a random Hegel lecture to listen to and waste away my time more than usual, but it happened that I found this lecture in many ways more amusing with how much is wrong … Continue reading A Critique of a Standard Misreading of Hegel
People seem to have a confusion going on about dialectics, either in that they are not aware of what Hegel’s dialectics are about in general or because they’re confused as to which kind of Hegel’s dialectics are going on. On the first issue I’ve already written a … Continue reading Negative and Positive Dialectics