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[Xmca-l] Re: Kant's Imagination



Annalisa

      Hegel supplies, perhaps, some answers to some of your questions in his Science of Logic. Chapter 1 titled Being begins with some fairly readable ‘definitions’ of what he means by Being and Nothing and, perhaps, more importantly Becoming (no tomes only a few pages). I think Andy gave you the URL.

Ed

> On Dec 10, 2015, at  11:55 AM, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:
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> Hi Andy and others,
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> How could Hegel know there is nothing there? 
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> Who is there being the one who is saying I know nothing is there (as the Final Turtle)?
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> There is a big difference between saying I know I can't know and I know nothing is there.
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> One is a stance of humility, one not, because if one says one knows, that's taking a transcendental POV that is impossible to do, which is different than imagining a transcendental POV.
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> What I'd like to explore however, is not to try to persuade anyone what Being is, since I know I can't know what it is, but what are the ethical implications that derive from saying nothing is there and knowing it's impossible to know.
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> I do know that Hegel had contentions with Kant, but I haven't looked at that as of yet. 
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> Also, I still need to read the Hegel's imagination thread. I hope to do that today.
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> Kind regards,
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> Annalisa
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