Andrey (azangru) wrote,

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What is it in Hegel’s thought that has inspired both such broad and enduring acclaim and, on the other side, such fierce antagonism and contempt? To seek the answer in Hegel’s personal life would be vain. It is true that, while living in Jena, Hegel impregnated his landlord’s wife; one might be tempted to wonder if the three-phase dialectic did not have its origins partly in this dynamic triad of landlord, landlady, and tenant Hegel, with the wedlock-transcending child engendering the externalization or estrangement of the second phase of the dialectic. Beyond this seminal act, Hegel’s biography was unremarkable...

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