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

By David Gray Carlson

Hegel is thought of as the head of German idealism and his paintings has gone through an incredible revival due to the fact that 1975. during this booklet, David grey Carlson provides a scientific interpretation of Hegel's 'The technology of Logic', a piece mostly missed, via a procedure of obtainable diagrams, deciding upon and explicating every one of Hegel's logical derivations.

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Id. at 50. But if this is so, one cannot account for how Speculative Reason finds the tools to differentiate stasis from movement. I think Hegel is presenting a straw man here. The passage rejects the non-sublationary collapse and sets the stage for admitting that the Understanding elects to begin the Logic by abstracting Pure Being from Absolute Knowing. Being-Nothing-Becoming 37 is the only reason it could "become" something: "therefore being, too, is already contained in the beginning. The beginning .

Of this notorious triad, Allen Wood writes: The regrettable tradition of expounding this theme in the Hegelian dialectic through the grotesque jargon of "thesis," "antithesis," and "synthesis" began in 1837 with Heinrich Moritz Chalybaus, a bowdlerizer of German idealist philosophy, whose ridiculous expository devices should have been forgotten along with his name. [T]o my knowledge, it is never used by Hegel, not even once, for this purpose or for any other. The use of Chalybaus's terminology to expound the Hegelian dialectic is nearly always an unwitting confession that the expositor has little or no firsthand knowledge of Hegel.

481) Absolute Knowing (or Method)62 is the unity of mediation - all the mediations there are - and pure immediacy. It is the final step in the Logic. At that point, the absolutely immediate is also the absolutely mediated. The ultimate step, Hegel says, "is the immediate, but the immediate resulting from sublation of mediation . . This result is therefore the truth. " (837) Pure Being, then, is merely a one-sided view of Absolute Knowing - the side of immediacy. " (73) The first move belongs to the Understanding.

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