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by ErnestG
Wed Dec 16, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Hegel Forum
Topic: The real "Thesis - Antithesis - Synthesis"
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The real "Thesis - Antithesis - Synthesis"

Whenever I see a reference to "Hegel's dialectic of thesis, antithesis and synthesis", I wonder where people are getting it. They're obviously not reading it in Hegel himself. You can find it in some of the older books about Hegel, and you can find it in Marx, but if we go way back to the ...
by ErnestG
Mon Dec 14, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Soviet Dialectics
Topic: A Dialectical Perspective to Vygotsky (BOOK)
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A Dialectical Perspective to Vygotsky (BOOK)

Rethinking Cultural-Historical Theory: A Dialectical Perspective to Vygotsky (2018) by Manolis Dafermos FROM THE PUBLISHER: This book is an exploration of science in the making. It offers readers the opportunity to critically reflect on the process of development of Vygotsky's research program from...
by ErnestG
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Marx/Engels Forum
Topic: Friedrich Engels and the Dialectics of Nature (BOOK)
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Views: 9014

Friedrich Engels and the Dialectics of Nature (BOOK)

Friedrich Engels and the Dialectics of Nature (2020) by Kaan Kangal FROM THE PUBLISHER: Reading different or controversial intentions into Marx and Engels’ works has been a common but somewhat unquestioned practice in the history of Marxist scholarship. Engels’ Dialectics of Nature , a torso for so...
by ErnestG
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Marx/Engels Forum
Topic: "Engels's Emergentist Dialectics"
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Views: 7694

"Engels's Emergentist Dialectics"

"Engels's Emergentist Dialectics" —Kaan Kangal Monthly Review (Nov 2020) ABSTRACT In grasping emergent qualities and laws on various levels of organization of matter, dialectical theory employs its own conceptual structure, scientific language, and investigation method, and takes a catego...
by ErnestG
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: David Bohm on Contradiction, Dialectic & Hegel
Replies: 1
Views: 4454

David Bohm on Contradiction, Dialectic & Hegel

American physicist David Bohm (1917 – 1992) was interviewed in 12 sessions by the American Institute of Physics for their Oral Histories series in 1986 and 1987. The interviewer was British biophysicist Maurice Wilkins, who you may or may not remember shared the Nobel Prize for the structure of DNA ...
by ErnestG
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Hegel Forum
Topic: The Dreaded Triad: "Thesis–Antithesis–Synthesis"
Replies: 3
Views: 6285

Re: The Dreaded Triad: "Thesis–Antithesis–Synthesis"

Interesting discussion - with potentially serious implications: if Karl Marx's understanding of Hegel's dialectic is faulty (as suggested by the flawed thesis-antithesis-synthesis interpretation under discussion here) what are the implications for his own theories? If Marxism is, to whatever extent,...
by ErnestG
Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Soviet Dialectics
Topic: "Hegel and the End of Old Philosophy"
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Views: 3728

"Hegel and the End of Old Philosophy"

"The Peak, the End and the New Life of Dialectics: Hegel and the End of Old Philosophy" included in: Intelligent Materialism: Essays on Hegel & Dialectics by Evald Ilyenkov https://brill.com/view/book/edcoll/9789004388253/BP000003.xml https://forum.dialecticinstitute.org/intel_ma666.j...
by ErnestG
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Hegel Forum
Topic: "Foucault's Forgotten Hegelianism"
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Views: 1925

"Foucault's Forgotten Hegelianism"

"Foucault's Forgotten Hegelianism" by James Muldoon https://www.parrhesiajournal.org/parrhesia21/parrhesia21_muldoon.pdf Foucault: "I suggest replacing this dialectical logic with what I would call strategic logic. A logic of strategy does not stress contradictory terms within a homog...
by ErnestG
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: Heisenberg, Bohr & Hegel
Replies: 1
Views: 4114

Heisenberg, Bohr & Hegel

Page from Across the Frontiers (1974) by Werner Heisenberg:
(See highlighted area below where Heisenberg compares Bohr's epistemology to the methods of Hegelian philosophy - i.e. dialectic!)

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