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by 老子
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Chinese Dialectics
Topic: 易经 (Yijing / I Ching) Hexagram 38: 睽 (Opposition)
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易经 (Yijing / I Ching) Hexagram 38: 睽 (Opposition)

I was looking through the Wilhelm translation of 易经 ( Yijing / I Ching ) today when I came across hexagram number 38: 睽 (kuí) translated as "opposition". I thought the passage had a certain dialectical sound to it. I particularly liked the suggestion that opposition does not preclude agree...
by 老子
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Chinese Dialectics
Topic: Hegel's Criticism of Laozi
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Hegel's Criticism of Laozi

Hegel's Criticism of Laozi and its Implications by Wong Kwok Kui Philosophy East and West Vol. 61, No. 1 (JANUARY 2011), pp. 56-79 (24 pages) ABSTRACT This essay looks at the fundamental differences between Chinese and Western philosophy as reflected in Hegel's famous criticism of Laozi. In his Lec...
by 老子
Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Chinese Dialectics
Topic: Hegel, Daodejing & Yijing (Tao Te Ching & I Ching)
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Hegel, Daodejing & Yijing (Tao Te Ching & I Ching)

Comparison between Hegel’s Being-Nothing-Becoming and I-Ching ’s Yin-Yang-Yi by John Z. G. Ma Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences Volume 1, Issue 6 (2016) pages 1-15 ABSTRACT This article introduces a cross-cultural comparative study on Hegel’s Western triad of Being-Nothing-Becomi...
by 老子
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: Dialectics of Nature—On Quantum Mechanics (Mitsuo TAKETANI)
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Views: 3644

Dialectics of Nature—On Quantum Mechanics (Mitsuo TAKETANI)

Physicist Mit[s]uo Taketani's paper (I've seen his name with & without the "s"): Dialectics of Nature: On Quantum Mechanics (January 31, 1936) https://forum.dialecticinstitute.org/Taketani-Dialectics_of_Nature.pdf Hegel is mentioned on p. 29 and the Hegelian concept of aufgehoben (&quo...
by 老子
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: Hideki & Hegel
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Hideki & Hegel

A paragraph from the introduction to Hideki Yukawa's autobiography, The Traveler , with an unexpected reference to Hegel's logic: Hideki Yukawa (湯川 秀樹) won the Nobel Prize for discovering the meson. Mitsuo Taketani (武谷 三男) was a physicist and dialectical thinker. Shoichi Sakata (坂田 昌一) was a subatom...
by 老子
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: Complementarity & Aristotle—Comment by Hideki Yukawa
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Re: Complementarity & Aristotle—Comment by Hideki Yukawa

Apparently I've been moved from Chinese Dialectics to Quantum Physics, which is fine, I guess... Anyway, sorry to reply to my own post, but the following paragraph in Rosenfeld's essay on "Niels Bohr's Contribution to Epistemology", which I did not include previously, also seems important,...
by 老子
Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: Complementarity & Aristotle—Comment by Hideki Yukawa
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Complementarity & Aristotle—Comment by Hideki Yukawa

[NOTE: This post was moved from the CHINESE DIALECTICS forum to QUANTUM MECHANICS—Administrator] Hideki Yukawa was the first Japanese person to win a Nobel Prize (Physics 1949 "for his prediction of the existence of mesons on the basis of theoretical work on nuclear forces.") Léon Rosenfel...
by 老子
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Chinese Dialectics
Topic: 阴阳—Yin-Yang/Dark-Bright & Niels Bohr
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阴阳—Yin-Yang/Dark-Bright & Niels Bohr

From the American Physical Society: “The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement,” he once observed, “But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” When Bohr was awarded the Order of the Elephant by the Danish government, he designed his own coat of arms. The...
by 老子
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Quantum Mechanics
Topic: Tao of Physics
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Views: 6107

Tao of Physics

[NOTE: This post was moved from the CHINESE DIALECTICS forum to QUANTUM MECHANICS—Administrator] I just read this interview with Fritjof Capra, author of The Tao of Physics : I was not expecting 3 Nobel laureates to show up in the discussion: Werner Heisenberg, Niels Bohr & Rabindranath Tagore.....
by 老子
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Chinese Dialectics
Topic: Maoist / Daoist—Dialectic in China
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Maoist / Daoist—Dialectic in China

Thought I'd post this old article I found in the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars (which appears to have been renamed Critical Asian Studies at some point): Dialectic in China: Maoist and Daoist (1977) by J.W. Freiberg https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/14672715.1977.10406395 "We a...