Saturday, October 3, 2015

First Four Videos of Lordship and Bondage Section

I've just released the 75th video installation in the series, covering paragraphs 188 and 189 -- and at the very end of the developments taking place in these paragraphs, we finally get to the very beginning of the Master-Slave dialectic proper.

Hegel introduces the two terms to us -- Herr, which Miller translates as "Lord," but which is more often rendered "Master" -- and Knecht, "Bondsman" or "Slave" -- and identifies the two of them with a dependent and an independent consciousness.

Here's the video commentary leading us through the first half of this section and to this critical transition point:

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