Lectures On The Philosophy Of Law; Together With Whewell And Hegel, And Hegel And Mr. W. R. Smith…

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byJames Hutchison Stirling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 Excerpt: ...tHrough appropriation of the means. These are entelechies. And wherever a principle realises itself into a co-articulated system of members, Hegel sees an entelechy. In his language an entelechy is Idea, and the principle that realises itself is Begriff (notion). This is the schema of a living, thinking subject. The living, thinking subject has its other (matter, externality as externality, the external material universe) opposite it, and it realises itself by appropriation of its other. This is the general principle; and Hegel sees it everywhere in the universe,--sees the universe as nothing but this, as everywhere in entelechies, Ideas, less and less crass, more and more perfect, ascending to this. This, then, is what Hegel has before him in. the passage translated by Dr Whewell, as, I think, will be quite evident when it is re-rendered as follows:--"Gravitation is the true and proper Notion (Begriff) of material corporeity, realised into Idea (Idee.) Universal Corporeity dis-cerns (urtheilt) itself, as their underlying general nature and principle, into particular bodies, and closes (syllogises) itself into the moment of singularity or subjectivity, as existent manifestation in motion, which (motion) is hereby directly (unmittelbar--immediately as to sense) a system of several bodies." As intimated, Hegel's meaning, absolutely driven off by the translation of Dr Whewell, will, perhaps, be seen here. This meaning will be completely seen, however, only when the equivalents used for the technical words, Allgernein, Besonder, Einzeln, Begriff, Idee, realisirt, urtheilen, schliessen, wesentlich, Moment, Subjectivitdt, erscheinend, Daseyn, and unmittelbar, are perfectly understood in the Hegelian sense, for Hegel's dialect is absolutely his own:--&qu...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 Excerpt: ...tHrough appropriation of the means. These are entelechies. And wherever a principle realises itself into a co-articulated system...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:May 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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