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The Phenomenology of Mind Themes

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Themes

The Development of Consciousness into the Scientific Mind

Hegel undertakes to show how the naturally occurring human consciousness can be developed in such a way so as to effectively learn and pursue knowledge and development of the fields of science in general. In order to do this, there is an extent to which he has to defend both knowledge and science in general. However, there is no chapter specifically devoted to the empirical sciences in direct relation to a particular stage of consciousness or self-consciousness. This may make it appear as if in reality, he got a bit off track.

However, it is true that the groundwork he takes readers through does set forth what is needed to do this. Millions in this culture today have received at least basic training in the scientific method and the basic principles of the main branches of the empirical sciences as part...

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