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By David Gray Carlson

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Hegel is thought of as the top of German idealism and his paintings has passed through a major revival considering the fact that 1975. during this e-book, David grey Carlson provides a scientific interpretation of Hegel's 'The technology of Logic', a piece mostly missed, via a approach of obtainable diagrams, making a choice on and explicating every one of Hegel's logical derivations.

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Hegel is thought of as the top of German idealism and his paintings has passed through a major revival in view that 1975. during this booklet, David grey Carlson offers a scientific interpretation of Hegel's 'The technology of Logic', a piece principally ignored, via a process of obtainable diagrams, deciding on and explicating every one of Hegel's logical derivations.

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2 (1992) (any abstract thought-content "necessarily presupposes the activity of the 'abstracting' subject"). Being-Nothing-Becoming 33 The Understanding wrenches Immediacy from its unity with Absolute Knowing. It knows "nothing" but Pure Being/Nothing. But an overarching intelligence can see that Pure Being/Nothing is different from its origin. " (69-70) The Understanding supposes that it accurately summarizes Absolute Knowing in its ultra-simple proposition. But Speculative Reason sees that the proposition is inadequate to (and different from) Absolute Knowing.

The beginning is to be regarded as only a further determination of it . . [T]he starting point . . remains at the base of all that follows . . Thus the beginning . . is the foundation which is present and preserved throughout the entire subsequent development, remaining completely immanent in its further determinations. (71) Thinking versus Being. Beginning is grounded in a contingent decision to begin. The groundedness of the beginning is an embarrassment that Hegel must overcome, if he is to produce a philosophy without ground.

WISDOM 118 (1974) ("the affirmation of -A already affirms^ in order to deny it"). Slavoj Zizek calls this "oppositional determination" - when the universal, common ground of the two opposites "encounters itself in its oppositional determination. SLAVOJ £l£EK, TARRYING WITH THE NEGATIVE: KANT, HEGEL, AND THE CRITIQUE OF IDEOLOGY 132 (1993). 2izek's example is the political party that criticizes the other party for acting out of partisanship. In this critique, the critic meets itself in its criticism and is doing the very thing it criticizes.

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