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By Michael J. Inwood

ISBN-10: 019161033X

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Filenote: This identify is the statement to the name Hegel's Philosophy of Mind which i can't locate facts it's been ebookized (yet). This identify starts off at web page 279 and ends with index on web page 680. So possibly the 2 titles are fairly like 1 e-book. unsure.
Publish yr note: First released in 2007

Michael Inwood, an eminent student of German philosophy, offers an entire and distinctive new remark on a vintage paintings of the 19th century.

Philosophy of Mind is the 3rd a part of Hegel's Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences, within which he summarizes his philosophical process. it truly is one of many major pillars of his notion. Inwood supplies the transparent and cautious suggestions wanted for an realizing of this demanding paintings.

In his editorial creation he bargains a philosophically refined review of Hegel's principles which incorporates a survey of the full of his idea and specified research of the terminology he used.

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Enc. ) and cognition has to do with mind. But this was 292 Commentary not actual cognition, only our concept of cognition. So we cannot introduce the concept of mind by appeal directly to the Logic. We have to derive its necessity from logic and philosophy of nature. (This corresponds to the first of the three ‘syllogisms’ described at the end of Enc. III: cf. ) Conversely, philosophy of mind must ‘authenticate’ (bew¨ahren) the concept of mind by developing and actualizing it. It authenticates it by showing that what is derived from the concept of mind presents us with an adequate and complete account of the mind, that the mind is in fact the ‘self-knowing idea’.

18. Finite mind involves a return journey from immediate unity with nature (Position) to nature as its Other (Negation) and back to itself in unity with its Other, whose otherness is now overcome (‘negation of negation’): cf. §381, n. 4. Finite mind is thus an ‘actual Idea’. How does it differ from philosophy? Earlier (cf. §381, nn. 16, 17) Hegel’s answer was that the other is overcome only ‘externally’. Now the answer is that finite mind is ‘one-sided’: the Idea apprehends itself in the form either of subjectivity (concept) or of objectivity (actuality), but not both together.

We might ask why the mind needs religion and philosophy to see the world as an organized whole. ), stages of subjective mind that go beyond mere representation. Elsewhere, Hegel himself shows an awareness of the mind’s capacity to bring order into the world below the level of absolute mind: cf. §402, n. 8. 17. Hegel moves directly to absolute mind, bypassing the stage of objective mind. For ‘religious consciousness’ things are held together by God, no longer simply juxtaposed in inner or outer space.

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