Single Idea 15638

[catalogued under 2. Reason / C. Styles of Reason / 1. Dialectic]

Full Idea

The dialectical constitutes the moving soul of scientific progression, and it is the principle through which alone immanent coherence and necessity enter into the content of science. ..[Add 1] It is the principle of all motion, of all life.

Gist of Idea

Dialectic is the moving soul of scientific progression, the principle which binds science together

Source

Georg W.F.Hegel (Logic (Encyclopedia I) [1817], 81)

Book Reference

Hegel,Georg W.F.: 'The Hegel Reader', ed/tr. Houlgate,Stephen [Blackwell 1998], p.171