Syntheses effect miracles"--there is perhaps no better phrase to express Strauss's dismissal of Hegel's dialectic
Any neoplatonic story of this sort is incompatible with Hegel's dialectic
of the absolute and his conception of absolute form, the truly infinite.
Most importantly, the concept of individual totality entails the reciprocal conditioning of the individual and collective elements in history that separate Troeltsch's logic of history from Hegel's dialectic
1939), implicit in Hegel's dialectic
is a monstrous piece of "egotism" that presupposes the preposterous effort of "making things conform to words, not words to things.
The restlessness of Hegel's dialectic
, its appetite for ever new contradictions, will not allow the anger's focus to remain fixed on the external world, especially not since Hegel follows the transformation of the food into both chyle and the ingested though undigested material that passes through the intestines.
and his concept of Absolute Knowing are seen as revealing the infinite.
For Heidegger, Hegel continues the metaphysical tradition in light of Hegel's dialectic
that allows for progress in history toward a stage of "Absolute Knowledge.
51) Hegel's dialectic
develops, therefore, because pure being is understood already to be the concept in its abstract form, though not yet the full concept to come.
, and the Phenomenology of Spirit in particular, it is argued, point the way toward a more adequate conceptualization of the nature of personality, insofar as they allow us to formulate the mystery at the heart of person hood, namely, the individuation of spirit.
Given this concern it would be helpful to see what Hartle thought of methods of self-understanding revealed in Plato's philosophic myths or Hegel's dialectic
in the Phenomenology, or in Nietzsche's use of literary irony.
Both in chapters directly about Hegel's logic and throughout the book, Harris characterizes Hegel's dialectic
with care and vivid images, reconstructs difficult dialectical moves (for instance, from logic to nature and from nature to spirit), and displays Hegel's logic as it engages major philosophical issues through the system.
Desmond's notion of doubling is designed to subvert the univocal, monological tendencies implicit in Hegel's dialectic
of self-consciousness where, he argues in a quasi-Levinasian way, "counting to three" really amounts, in effect, to "counting to one" (pp.