By Michael Inwood
This booklet offers a finished survey of Hegel's philosophical idea through a scientific exploration of over a hundred key phrases, from `absolute' to `will'. by means of exploring either the etymological historical past of such phrases and Hegel's specific use of them, Michael Inwood clarifies for the fashionable reader a lot that has been considered as tough and vague in Hegel's paintings.
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Overcome' and 'outride', in contrast to 'come over' and 'ride out'), alter the meaning of the compound verb. These verbs, together with the fact that each constituent of the verb usually has a familiar meaning of its own, enable Hegel to draw connections between words that are not easily conveyed in English translation. Thus voraus means 'in front, in advance', and Hegel can suggest that to presuppose (voraussetzen) something is to posit it or set it up (setzen) in advance. Nouns too are often composed of simpler words.
Wolff, Rational Thoughts on God, the World, the Soul, and all Things Page 4 in General (Vernünftige Gedanken von Gott, der Welt und der Seele, auch allen Dingen überhaupt, 1719) SKW = J. G. Fichte, Science of Knowledge (Wissenschaftslehre, 1794) STI = F. W. J. Schelling, System of Transcendental Idealism (System des transzendentalen Idealismus, 1800) UE = J. G. Herder, Understanding and Experience: a Metacritique on the Critique of Pure Reason (Verstand und Erfahrung, eine Metakritik zur Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1799) VM = J.
Fichte, in AGN, IV, deplored the use of Latinate Page 18 words such as Humanität, Popularität and Liberalität. In the Preface to the second edition of SL, Hegel says that 'we should adopt from foreign languages some words that have through usage already acquired citizen rights in philosophy'. See also Blackall (1959), ch. I. 5 On this subject and elsewhere in this book, I have benefited from Hoffmeister (1955); Eucken (1879); G. Drosdowski, Das Herkunftswörterbuch: Etymologie der deutschen Sprache, Duden vol.