A History Of Philosophy Volume 2

Paperback | April 21, 2013

byFriedrich Ueberweg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...of its nature, a qualification which is foreign to, not naturally included in, its nature, and that the patient, after the change wrought in it, remains and yet cannot remain the same thing which it was before; (2) the conception of self-determination through an internal cause does not diminish these difficulties, and involves the further contradiction that it divides the one agent in the act of self-determination into two opposed parts, an active and a passive part; (3) the theory of absolute generation, which regards change as itself constituting the quality of that which changes, is exposed to the twofold objection, that it would require a strict uniformity in change, such as our experience of the nature of things does not disclose, and that it is also contradictory in itself, since the conception of generation is impossible in thought, except as involving the passage of the subject of generation throngh a series of changing qualities; whence, in order to determine the quality of the generation, these various opposed qualities must be united and concentrated into a unity, or, in other words, opposed qualities must be one--which is contradictory; if it is said that generation is only the manifestation of a substratum which does not change, the contradictions are not diminished, but increased, since this theory expresses only the more clearly the idea of the one unchanging substratum as having concentrated in it all multiplicity and all contradiction, as the source from which the plurality and the opposed qualities of the outward manifestation shall be evolved. The conception of an Ego, in so far as the Ego is regarded as the primary source of all of our extremely manifold ideas, involves the contradiction of the inherence of the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...of its nature, a qualification which is foreign to, not naturally included in, its nature, and that the patient...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.79 inPublished:April 21, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021731001X

ISBN - 13:9780217310017

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