[OPE-L:2741] Re: Hegel: partcularity, universality and individuality

From: riccardo bellofiore (bellofio@cisi.unito.it)
Date: Thu Apr 06 2000 - 09:19:01 EDT

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At 12:39 +0100 6-04-2000, Michael Williams wrote:
>I just came across this quote on another list (HOPOS, concerned with the
>history and philosophy of science).
>'The determination of the individuality of the elements is not the beginning
>but the end of the conceptual development; it is the logical goal, which we
>approach by the progressive connection of universal relations. The procedure
>of mathematics here points to the analogous procedure of theoretical natural
>science, for which it contains the key and the justification.' (E. Cassirer,
>Substance and Function, 1910, p.94)
>So: whose afraid of Georg Hegel?

Certainly, not a neo-Kantian 8-)

Michael, may you give me the details of this HOPOS list?


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