Sunday, August 17, 2014

Lecture 21: Preface 48-49 Published

I wanted to make sure I'd keep this series on track as I got ready to travel to Saas-Fee in Switzerland for a bit over a week, so I've got a few new installments ready to go.  Here's the first of them.


We're reaching a turning point here in the Preface -- Hegel is finishing up with his critical discussions about "mathematical cognition," that is, the ways of doing things outside of mathematics proper which borrow a kind of model, some key assumptions, and a method from mathematics.

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