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The Phenomenology of Mind Chapter Summary & Analysis - Introductory Note Self-Contained Individuals Associated as a Community of Animals, and the Deception Thence Arising: The Real Fact Summary

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Introductory Note Self-Contained Individuals Associated as a Community of Animals, and the Deception Thence Arising: The Real Fact Summary and Analysis

There is a note from the translator in a distinctive font at the beginning of this chapter as well. Baille distinguishes between "the fact of the matter" and "a matter of fact." The former refers to the conditions themselves surrounding any kind of event. The latter is more representative of an attitude and a simple assertion of the truth of something.

Hegel explains that absolute reality at this point in the development is not manifesting properly. The notion is empty. There is some sense of contradiction in that an entity knows its own nature by means of its inner awareness in some respects, while at the same time, in other ways...

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