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[Xmca-l] Re: Question on an abstract notion



Andy,
Is there no merit then in this notion of abstraction as a moment that may potentially become concretely actualized or realized ?

Andy  is there an article that can unfold how this myth historically developed? 
My growing edge.




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From: Andy Blunden
Sent: April 24, 2016 8:31 AM
To: xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Question on an abstract notion

That Hegel used "Thesis-Antithesis-Synthesis" is a myth, Larry.
Andy
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On 25/04/2016 1:06 AM, Lplarry wrote:
> Hegel begins with a high abstraction as a thesis statement. Then moves to antithesis, arriving at a more *concrete* synthesis. This as the movement towards form and structure and order.
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> If this is accurate then I want to begin here with a high abstraction.
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> Being is not self-identity but rather self-differentiation. The opposite of being (thesis) is not non-being or negation, but rather the *absence* of negation (uniformity or indifference).
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> I will pause here, at this height of high abstraction as a speculation without grounding. Does this abstraction have any merit?
> If this notion/speculation as high abstraction does have any potency, this abstraction will need to *travel* towards  *concrete* actualization and realization as a movement of *becoming* (movement of synthesis).
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> First my inquiry  concerning this high abstracted question exploring  the notion of being &*absence* of being (uniformity) as *indifference*.
> Living experience (as) asymmetrical (not symmetrical uniformity).
> Therefore the need for *modulation* within living experience.
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