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[Xmca-l] Re: Hegel on Action



This is interesting to me, Andy. Do you rule out anything that has material
quality but is actually associated with a mental sign (a sign in the mind,
as Peirce would say)? Do you consider social practice (you mentioned
earlier) to be tinted with the intrapsychological within oneself?

James

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On 15 July 2017 at 07:11, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> No, it would be spreading confusion, Greg.
>
> "Matter" in this context is everything outside of my consciousness.
> "Activity" in this context is human, social practice. Moving attention to
> the sub-atomic level, a field where we have no common sense, sensuous
> knowledge, does not help.
>
> Andy
>
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> Andy Blunden
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> http://www.brill.com/products/book/origins-collective-decision-making
> On 15/07/2017 2:31 PM, Greg Thompson wrote:
>
>> Andy,
>> Just musing here but I'm wondering if "matter" is anything more than
>> activity, particularly when considered at the sub-atomic level.
>> At that level, matter seems a lot more like the holding of relations in
>> some activity (not so different from the Notion?).
>> Or would that be taking things too far?
>> -greg
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:12 PM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net
>> <mailto:ablunden@mira.net>> wrote:
>>
>>     Anyone who got interested in that material about
>>     "Hegel on Action", here is my contribution.
>>
>>     https://www.academia.edu/33887830/Hegel_on_Action
>>     <https://www.academia.edu/33887830/Hegel_on_Action>
>>
>>     Andy
>>
>>
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>>     http://www.brill.com/products/book/origins-collective-decision-making
>>     <http://www.brill.com/products/book/origins-collective-
>> decision-making>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
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>> Department of Anthropology
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>>
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