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7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 4. The Absolute

[some concept or quasi-divine entity that grounds reality]

6 ideas
The Absolute is not supposed to be comprehended, but felt and intuited [Hegel]
In the Absolute everything is the same [Hegel]
The Absolute is the primitive system of concepts which are actualised [Hegel, by Gardner]
The 'absolute idea' is when all the contradictions are exhausted [Hegel, by Bowie]
The Absolute is the 'and' which unites 'spirit and nature' [Feuerbach]
Qualities and relations are mere appearance; the Absolute is a single undifferentiated substance [Bradley, by Heil]