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The Logic and Metaphysics of 1804/5

H. S. Harris

in Hegel's Development: Night Thoughts (Jena 1801–1806)

Published in print November 1983 | ISBN: 9780198246541
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680991 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246541.003.0009
The Logic and Metaphysics of 1804/5

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This chapter describes Hegel's logic and metaphysics of 1804 and 1805. The first section comments on the approach to Hegel's logic. The second section explores the logic of understanding or ‘simple connection’. The third section examines the concept of the ‘bad infinite’. The fourth section describes the relations between substance, cause, and reciprocity. The fifth section deals with concept, judgement, and syllogism. The sixth section defines logical and metaphysical cognition. The last section explores Hegel's ideas of the Self, World, and Supreme Being.

Keywords: Hegel; infinite; understanding; reciprocity; logical cognition; metaphysical cognition; Supreme Being

Chapter.  22408 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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