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
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
__/—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
Phenomenology of Spirit: §143 This ‘being’ is therefore called appearance; for we call being that is directly and in its own self a non-being a surface show. But it is not merely a surface show ; it is appearance, a totality of show. (Miller trn.) —————————————————————- For … Continue reading Appearance & The Essence of Things
I don’t consider myself a philosopher in any proper sense. I am neither the modern academic scholar, nor the ancient sage of wisdom, but I do find myself engaged in that realm of questioning thought which raises itself up to the philosophical. Why? As an … Continue reading Why and How I Came to Study Philosophy