Source: Logic & Existence from State University of New York Press, Final Chapter before Conclusion reproduced here. Logic and Existence [Jean Hyppolite, Leonard Lawlor, Amit Sen] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This first English translation illuminates. Hyppolite questions the Logic, the Phenomenology, and the Encyclopaedia on the basis of a precise idea and on a precise point. Philosophy must be ontology, .

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Hegel does not want to do without experience but to existencw in the modern sense of the term anthropology and to show, at the very heart of the ontologic, that “philosophy must alienate itself.

Thereby he disdainfully claims to show the inanity of this language that proves too much, and opposes a silent response to it. Phillips – – Derrida Today 5 2: German Idealism in European Philosophy.

MH rated it really liked it Nov 05, Essence is the division of being in itself, the secret of being and the initiation into this secret, but this secret is its intelligibility, its conceivability.

We happened to cite Bergson while speaking of Hegel. In order to be comprehended, in order to be posited, being alienates itself. It is the beginning of the self-relation in immediacy. Sense is the essence that comprehends itself by positing itself as essence.

But this very simplicity of the beginning is its determination. Quality is the immediate determination which is unified with being, while quantity marks a return to the first indetermination.


Logic and Existence (Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Being does not pass into itself. Existence, Essence and Logic. It says this appearance and this disappearance of the sensible, which the Phenomenology’s first chapter describes. Bobby George rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Logic is not concrete truth, that of the Idea in nature or in spirit, but the pure truth, the development of the concept in its actuality and of actuality in its concept, the life of the concept.

Return to Book Page. Because being passes away, it interiorises itself and comprehends itself. Experimental Phenomenology, Second Edition. Prior, English and Ontology.

It is itself the nothingness of itself, as that will appear at the level of essence, because essence is the internal negation of the whole sphere of being. To comprehend nature and spirit in this way, for philosophy, is to see the creative source itself in the Logos; it is to see across the Logos. The Exiwtence is opposed to experience as ontology is opposed to anthropology.

Hegel’s difficulty lies in explaining “absolute being-other or absolute immediacy,” nature and spirit, insofar as they are also, in philosophy, concrete sciences, a philosophy of nature and a philosophy of spirit, what Hegel called at Jena Realphilosophie.

Logic & Existence

exiwtence This genesis resembles an organic growth, a perpetual reproduction and self-amplification. In a letter, Kant calls it his ontology and what is at issue indeed is in effect a new ontology since it replaces a world of essence, the being of Logic, with the logicity of being.


The concept which completes itself with the absolute Idea re-establishes the immediate being of the beginning.

It interiorises itself just as, in knowledge, memory interiorises sensible intuition. Lotic, if, on the basis of this separation, we consider the logic itself as contentless, thought as purely abstract and empty, in the usual sense of formalism, then it is just as vain to speak of agreement since in order for there to be agreement there must be twoand therefore to speak of truth.

Logic and Existence

Account Options Sign in. Nature and Logos are simultaneously opposite and identical.

Being is a lost sense; it is a forgotten sense, since sense is the interiority of memory taken back into being. Jason logoc currently reading it Sep 08, There are two opposite critiques made of Hegel concerning the relation of Logic to nature and spirit. SyphilisVictim rated it really liked it Dec 27, Infinity is also there immediately; it is the bad infinite, the indefinite series of a something and its other.

They can be justified in this or that particular case. Dolf Rami – manuscript. This second term is the pivot of the dialectical movement; it is doubly negative.