Being honest, I do not like to promote Steve Patterson. Nonetheless, while his own philosophical endeavors are more than shaky, he is a charitable interviewer, and I can recommend his podcast if one is interested in that sort of thing. I ended up listening to this … Continue reading Another Critique of Misreadings of Hegel
About a year ago I wrote a blog making some comments on Wolfendale’s questioning of the method’s justification, where he concludes that Hegel could not make clear the relation of Science and Natural Consciousness in the Phenomenology of Spirit such that he really showed how … Continue reading [PhoS] The Method Is Justified.
Rare though it is, it is not so rare to see the question asked by naïve materialist atheists: Is it logical to live? Is it logical to feel? Is it logical to have morality? Normally one would rebuke them for clearly having a misunderstanding of what … Continue reading [Thoughts] Are Life, Feelings, and Morality Logical?
The Spirit of China With China and the Mongols — the realm of theocratic despotism — History begins. Both have the patriarchal constitution for their principle — so modified in China, as to admit the development of an organized system of secular polity; while among … Continue reading PhoH: China
When Hegel died, his fame and reach was so great and the offense he had caused to the king of Prussia in his passages in the Philosophy of Right concerning the role of the king was so felt that this same king ordered Schelling to Berlin in … Continue reading Sprouting a Dragon Seed: How I Learned to Read Hegel
The question of what philosophy can do to help us deal with or overcome depression is a question that pops up almost every few weeks over on /r/askphilosophy—probably the best philosophy related place to ask philosophy questions you’ll find on the Internet— and often enough … Continue reading Depression and Philosophy
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