By Michael Inwood
This publication presents a finished survey of Hegel's philosophical concept through a scientific exploration of over a hundred keyword phrases, from `absolute' to `will'. via exploring either the etymological heritage of such phrases and Hegel's specific use of them, Michael Inwood clarifies for the fashionable reader a lot that has been considered as tricky and vague in Hegel's paintings.
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Fichte, in AGN, IV, deplored the use of Latinate Page 18 words such as Humanität, Popularität and Liberalität. In the Preface to the second edition of SL, Hegel says that 'we should adopt from foreign languages some words that have through usage already acquired citizen rights in philosophy'. See also Blackall (1959), ch. I. 5 On this subject and elsewhere in this book, I have benefited from Hoffmeister (1955); Eucken (1879); G. Drosdowski, Das Herkunftswörterbuch: Etymologie der deutschen Sprache, Duden vol.
OBJECTIVE' and 'SUBJECTIVE' freedom, 'subjective, etc. SPIRIT (Geist)'. , that a judgment cannot be true (only 'correct'), and assimilates his own use of wahr to its use in 'true friend'. g. true and bad INFINITY. The cases of 'truth' and 'infinity' differ in that while the expression 'true judgment' or 'true proposition (Satz)' plays virtually no role in Hegel's discourse, 'bad infinity' or 'the bad infinite' occur frequently, and the notion of bad infinity plays a crucial role in the emergence of the notion of true infinity.
Enc. I §12). One of the dichotomies that Hegel seeks to overcome is that between SUBJECTIVITY and OBJECTIVITY or between THINKING and THINGS. ) and terms applicable to our thoughts or discourse: 'TRUTH', 'DIALECTIC, 'CONTRADICTION', 'CONCEPT', 'JUDGMENT', 'INFERENCE', etc. One striking feature of Hegel's linguistic reconstruction is his comprehensive transference of subjective terms into the objective realm: things, as well as concepts, may be true, contradictory, judgments, etc. g. Neoplatonism and Böhme, as well as in our everyday application of 'rational' (vernünftig) both to thoughts and to states of affairs.
A Hegel Dictionary by Michael Inwood