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By David Gray Carlson

Hegel is thought of as the head of German idealism and his paintings has passed through a huge revival due to the fact 1975. during this ebook, David grey Carlson offers a scientific interpretation of Hegel's 'The technological know-how of Logic', a piece mostly ignored, via a method of available diagrams, selecting and explicating each one of Hegel's logical derivations.

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First, instead of pulling Absolute Knowing apart and starting with the piece called Pure Immediacy, why not let it stay together as a whole? Hegel calls this possibility the collapse of Absolute Knowing (a complex) into Pure Being (a simplex). (73) In this move, Absolute Knowing disappears. It is obliterated by Pure Being. Indeed, obliteration is what Pure Being specializes in. Such a view is rejected by Hegel because it is now impossible to begin. Pure Being obliterates all distinctions - including the very idea of beginning at all: [I]f pure being is .

BURBIDGE, RELIGION, supra note 22, at 36. Walter Kaufmann dissents from the notion that Hegel's Logic proceeds in this triadic form. " KAUFMANN, supra note 45, at 154. But these are not deductive relations, Kaufmann alleges. " Id. at 158; see also 188, 198. " Id. at 284. Such a position denies that Hegel has written a Logic. In my view, Hegel intended the very "ritualistic three-step" that Kaufmann denies. " (384) At this point Hegel signals a fundamental shift in the attitude of the Understanding.

It w o u l d b e w r o n g . . t o understand Hegel as claiming just that whatever seems to be immediate will turn out, in fact, to be mediated. Although there can be no such thing as pure immediacy, immediacy itself is no more illusory than is mediation. " ROSEN, supra note 52, at 87. 68 See David Gray Carlson, The Antepenultimacy of the Beginning in Hegel's Science of Logic, in HEGEL'S THEORY OF THE SUBJECT, supra note 59, at 206. Walter Kaufmann notes, with justification, that the Logic does not really start from Pure Being.

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