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The Phenomenology of Mind - Consciousness: Sense Certainty: This, and Meaning Summary & Analysis

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This includes the following: The Prefatory Note, the Translator's Introduction, the Preface, the Introduction and the first chapter, which is the sensory 'root' of consciousness. The translator performs the function of a professor by providing background information about Hegel and about how this particular book came into being. This includes a defense of philosophy on the whole. It also gives a generalized account of how Hegel approaches philosophy in relation to science and to religion. During the Preface and Introduction, Hegel works to situate this work within the greater context of knowledge over all and then, more into focus, within philosophy itself. What is remarkable and enjoyable is that Hegel puts the Phenomenology in relation to the history of 'Western' philosophy and also locates it 'laterally' within the scope of its field.

Hegel devotes considerable...

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