In the newest translation of the Science of Logic (the Cambridge translation), Determinate Being is changed to Existence to be more in line with the original connotations of Dasein. Part of it is to make the term less cumbersome to write with. Existence is Hegel’s second … Continue reading Logic of Existence: A Hall of Mirrors
On the distinction of external dialectics and immanent ones.
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
Following from my first post about dialectics as immanent critique, the most bare form of Hegel’s method, the second of my posts on this shall now concern one aspect of the general method. “But wait, A.W., didn’t you say that there isn’t a formulaic method to … Continue reading Hegel’s Form of Science
This is a reworking of my exposition from September 2016. In a recent rereading (2017), I had a significant enough interpretation that I have decided to rewrite most of the exposition. The dialectic of Being is very visible when it comes to being given an … Continue reading Logic of Being and Nothing: A False Start
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