Single Idea 15637

[catalogued under 9. Objects / D. Essence of Objects / 6. Essence as Unifier]

Full Idea

The entire second part of the 'Logic', the doctrine of Essence, deals with the essential self-positing unity of immediacy and mediation.

Gist of Idea

Essence is the essential self-positing unity of immediacy and mediation

Source

Georg W.F.Hegel (Logic (Encyclopedia I) [1817], 65)

Book Reference

Hegel,Georg W.F.: 'The Hegel Reader', ed/tr. Houlgate,Stephen [Blackwell 1998], p.166


A Reaction

He is referring to his book 'Science of Logic'. I don't really understand this, but that essence 'posits' the unity of a thing catches my attention.