Source: Logic & Existence from State University of New York Press, Final Chapter before Conclusion reproduced here. Logic and existence / Jean Hyppolite ; translated by Leonard Lawlor and. Amit Sen. . Hyppolite’s interpretation of Hegel, see also Jean Hyppolite, “La ‘phenoin . This first English translation illuminates Hegelianism’s most obscure dialectical synthesis: the relation between the phenomenology and the logic. This book is.

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The Organization of the Logic: The concept yyppolite completes itself with the absolute Idea re-establishes the immediate being of the beginning. This book is essential for understanding the development of French thought in this century. Nothingness is an immediate just as being is; the transition from being to nothingness, likewise from nothingness to being, is only a passage, becoming, a foreshadowing of what will be genuine passage, mediation.

As such it is actuality” Science of Logic These judgments already sublate this immediate being. Open to the public ; HYh. It was there immediately in the becoming of being; it was the ground behind the appearance as essence.

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References to this book Kierkegaard’s Philosophy of Becoming: It understands abstraction as the psychological process which, having at first put aside that from which it is abstracted, claims to be made complete through that from which it is abstracted. These 2 locations in Queensland: Therefore he would have been able to see that his critique, in regard to formalism, was genuinely lacking in scope-the critique of a criterion which would be valuable for all knowledge.


Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. As absolute method, it is the opposite of instrumental knowledge or of external reflection, which would be merely subjective.

It is intuitive thought. It appears in itself and is only this reflection. Dialectical evolution owes its movement not to the existwnce from which it starts, but to the end towards which it tends-and it is external at the same time as being parallel to being-it is a dualism.

Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. There is no external purposiveness, but an immanent purposiveness whose image in nature is organic life. Taking up successively the role of language, reflection, and categories in Hegel’s Science of Logic, Hyppolite illuminates Hegelianism’s most obscure dialectical synthesis: Dialectical evolution is attraction and instinct; it starts from immediate being and returns to immediate being.

The whole logic of essence is the logic of appearance; being has entirely become appearance and we can just as well say “this is only appearance,” and “everything is in jena. Being is there; it is no longer there; it anx, and becoming is the unstable exchange of being and of nothingness.

Tim marked it as to-read Oct 30, Being is reflected in itself, and, in this reflection, it is as sense.

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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. This is why the third sphere, that of the concept, takes up the same theme in the element of mediation, in the element of self-comprehension. Now, 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.


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It is jsan logic of the sensible insofar as the sensible is preserved in the Logos. Hegel calls this logic of concept or sense subjective logic, but what is at issue is the subject or self which is immanent to every object and not a subjectivity distinct from being.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Some indeed, however, have also said that the immense richness of Hegel’s Logic comes from what he borrows from all the experiences of the concrete sciences, and that his Logic conceals a thoroughgoing empiricism.

By means of this nothing, it expounds itself and becomes.

The Organisation of the Logic by Jean Hyppolite

Essence is indeed being-in-itself-and-for-itself, but it is still in itself. It is the well-rounded sphere about which Parmenides speaks.

Molly Macdonald – – Philosophy Compass 6 7: English Author Hyppolite, Jean. Forgetfulness and memory have an ontological signification.