|The Illuminated, by Anindita Ghose.|
Monday, 4 April 2022
Friday, 31 December 2021
|The first edition of Wahl's book on Hegel (1929).|
This post completes our discussion of French philosopher Jean Wahl's Le Malheur de la conscience dans la philosophie de Hegel [The Misfortune of Consciousness in Hegel's Philosophy] (1929). We outline the reception of the idea of "unhappy consciousness" which is central to Wahl's interpretation of Hegel and then evaluate his understanding of the idea.
Sunday, 7 March 2021
This is an experiment in translating sections of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) into broad Scots. We start with the sub-section on the Law of the Heart from Chapter 5 - Reason. Vocabulary and reading suggestions - particularly for the Stage, spatial movement and mental dispositions - welcome. The video includes photographs from my trip in 2017 to the parts of Switzerland (Tschugg, Erlach and Berne) where Hegel lived as a tutor from 1793-96. The script follows:
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Sunday, 21 February 2021
|Image courtesy of Philosophydata.com (2021).|
Here is a summary of the paragraph numbering differences between Miller, Pinkard and Inwood's English translations of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807).
Thursday, 19 November 2020
|Title page of first edition of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807).|