Single Idea 15609

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 1. Perception]

Full Idea

The distinction of the sensible from thought is to be located in that fact that the determination of the sensible is singularity.

Gist of Idea

The sensible is distinguished from thought by being about singular things


Georg W.F.Hegel (Logic (Encyclopedia I) [1817], 20 Rem)

Book Reference

Hegel,Georg W.F.: 'The Hegel Reader', ed/tr. Houlgate,Stephen [Blackwell 1998], p.140

A Reaction

Compare Idea 15608, where we find that thought concerns universals. What a very clear thinker Hegel was!

Related Idea

Idea 15608 The act of thinking is the bringing forth of universals [Hegel]