A Commentary to Hegel’s Science of Logic by David Gray Carlson PDF

By David Gray Carlson

ISBN-10: 0230598900

ISBN-13: 9780230598904

ISBN-10: 1349540730

ISBN-13: 9781349540730

Hegel is thought of as the head of German idealism and his paintings has gone through a big revival for the reason that 1975. during this publication, David grey Carlson provides a scientific interpretation of Hegel's 'The technological know-how of Logic', a piece principally neglected, via a process of available diagrams, opting for and explicating each one of Hegel's logical derivations.

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57 Every other science distinguishes its subject matter and scientific method. The subordinate sciences are permitted premises that are taken for granted. " (43) Yet Hegel begins - with Pure Being. Isn't choosing to begin a contingency and a presupposition? Hegel admits this. ' (67) But which beginning shall we stipulate? 59 Hegel justifies the choice 56 EL § 15. " (41-2) 58 EL § 17 ('To speak of a beginning of philosophy has a meaning only in relation to a person who proposes to commence the study, and not in relation to the science as science"); see also BUTLER, LOGIC, supra note 19, at 1 ("the project of defining the absolute .

M U R E , T H E PHILOSOPHY OF H E G E L 10 (1965). " (829) Hegel's "famous and irritating beginning"66 is therefore a failure - an attempt to conceive of an unmediated self-identity. Immediacy and mediation are "unseparated and inseparable and the opposition between them . . " (829) As Hegel emphasizes throughout the SL, the fate of a selfidentical (or "diverse") entity is to disapThe Beginning pear and render itself into nothing. This is already foretold in Figure l(b). 67 It is often said that Hegel intends the last step of the Logic to be the first.

Overcome the opposition of consciousness. (77) 94 Feuerbach, supra note 86, at 61 ("Fichte's clamorous T"). In the EL, Hegel writes that Becoming is the first concrete thought. EL at § 88 Addition. " ERROL E. HARRIS, THE SPIRIT OF HEGEL 78 (1993). On the various uses of the terms "abstract" and "concrete," see DARREL E. CHRISTENSEN, THE SEARCH FOR CONCRETENESS (1986); Philip T. Grier, Abstract and Concrete in Hegel's Logic, in ESSAYS ON HEGEL'S LOGIC, supra note 17, at 59. 96 See DESMOND, supra note 69, at 122 ("thought not concrete is not thought at all").

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