Kitaro's Absolute

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Kitaro's Absolute

Postby Jakob » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:41 pm

“The absolute affirms itself through its own self negation.”
Nicely does away with any Hegelian notions.
But what does it add to philosophic understanding?
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Re: Kitaro's Absolute

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:45 pm

Like perhaps by being hidden in a myth?
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Re: Kitaro's Absolute

Postby iambiguous » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:53 pm

Jakob wrote:“The absolute affirms itself through its own self negation.”
Nicely does away with any Hegelian notions.
But what does it add to philosophic understanding?


First, of course, is it this Kitaro: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitaro_Nishida

Or the Japanese recording artist?

We'll need a context. Or, sure, someone can try to convince me that a context isn't really necessary at all to make this true absolutely.

But if it is necessary, what particular absolute affirming itself in what sense by way of it's own negation.
He was like a man who wanted to change all; and could not; so burned with his impotence; and had only me, an infinitely small microcosm to convert or detest. John Fowles

Start here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=176529
Then here: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=185296
And here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=194382
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