By G. R. G. Mure (auth.), Frederick G. Weiss (eds.)
This booklet methods Hegel from the perspective of what we'd name the query of information. Hegel, in fact, had no "theory of data" within the slim and summary feel within which it has end up understood seeing that Locke and Kant. "The exam of knowledge," he holds, "can purely be performed by means of an act of knowledge," and "to search to grasp sooner than we all know is as absurd because the clever answer of Scholasticus, to not enterprise into the water till he had discovered to swim. " * whereas Hegel wrote no treatise completely dedicated to epistemology, his whole philosophy is still a many-faceted thought of fact, and therefore our name - past Epistemology - is intended to indicate a go back to the classical that means and relation of the phrases episteme and symbols. I had initially deliberate to incorporate a long creation for those essays, starting up Hegel's normal view of philosophic fact. yet because the papers got here in, it turned transparent that I had selected my participants too good; certainly, they've got all yet positioned me into chapter 11. as a minimum, it supplies me nice excitement to were in a position to assemble this symposium of exceptional Hegel students, to supply for them a discussion board on a typical topic of serious significance, and particularly, because of Arnold Miller, to have Hegel himself between them. Frederick G. Weiss Charlottesville, Va. • The common sense of Hegel, trans. from the Etu;yclopaedta through William Wallace. 2d ed.
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A hard and puzzling saying, to be sure, but one indicative of Hegel's passion on this point. " 21 Essentially the same point can be put in terms of the subjectivity of this knowledge. Since the product results from a process guided by "the subjective purpose of isolating properties for our use," 22 there is no reason to think that this product is really knowledge of the object. I t consists of abstractions guided by subj ective aim, and to treat these as what is essential in the object itself would be, to put Hegel's point in Whitehead's language, a fallacy of misplaced concreteness.
427. " 71 7B Hegel: How, and How Far, is Philosophy Possible? 29 self-transcendence and reality of any philosophical thinker must fall short in principle as well as in fact. Without a residue of unreality and finitude, without a singular idiosyncratic tinge in his individuality, one thinker would not differ from another either for himself or for us. We need the biographer as well as the philosophical commentator, and even his valet's comment on a great man may be evidence. The nisus to think is an urge to self-criticism as well as to the conquest of contradiction.
See SL, I, 35 and 51, gI, 5 and 22. 39 40 42 M erold Westphal there is an even more important demand of the new knowledge for a new ontology. It will be objected that the knower, whether master or lover, is, after all, only finite, and that his knowledge, whether more or less formal, more or less genuinely empirical, remains incorrigibly finite and imperfect, especially when the object is the infinite, God. There can be only one solution. Knowledge of God cannot be a merely human activity. God himself must be actively involved and present in the knowing process.