Ideas from 'Towards a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy' by Ludwig Feuerbach [1839], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Fiery Brook: Selected Writings' by Feuerbach,Ludwig (ed/tr Hanfi,Zawar) [Anchor 1972,0-385-05682-6]].

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1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 1. History of Philosophy
All philosophies presuppose their historical moment, and arise from it
1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 4. Aims of Philosophy / a. Philosophy as worldly
I don't study Plato for his own sake; the primary aim is always understanding
2. Reason / C. Styles of Reason / 1. Dialectic
A dialectician has to be his own opponent
Each proposition has an antithesis, and truth exists as its refutation
3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 3. Value of Truth
Truth forges an impersonal unity between people
7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 5. The Absolute
The Absolute is the 'and' which unites 'spirit and nature'
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 10. Ontological Commitment / e. Ontological commitment problems
To our consciousness it is language which looks unreal