§  292 Comparative anatomy seeks to arrange its material to accord with reason. §  208 As the unity which binds time & space, the body essentially has motion, and the appearance of gravity. If you are experiencing trouble accessing information published on this website, please contact the Press at: State University of New York Press | H. Carl McCall Building | State University Plaza, 353 Broadway | Albany, NY 12246-0001. §  247 These bodies are isolated from each other, but as individuals they also stand in relation to each other. §  280 Animal organisation differentiates itself into the multiple sensory qualities of inorganic nature. §  204 The unity of attraction and repulsion is gravity. Hegel's Worm in Newton's Apple §  252 The decomposition of water into opposed moments. How Final Is Hegel's Rejection of Evolution? §  198 The three dimensions are merely diverse and quite indeterminate. § 194 Nature is to be viewed as a system of stages, in which one stage necessarily arises from the other. §  213 Lack their own centrality is striving towards the center lying outside of them. §  195 Nature is, in itself a living whole. §  231 The earth is continuously ignited by its primordial relationship to the sun. §  234 The individual body is matter, brought together by the particularity of the elements. §  216 The difference between central and dependent bodies is in the implicit being of gravity. §  202 The dimensions of time, the present, future, and past, are only that which is becoming and its dissolution. William Maker, 2. §  273 In its outward process the organism inwardly preserves the unity of the self. See, e.g., John W. Burbidge, Real Process: How Logic and Chemistry Combine in Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature (Toronto: Toronto University Press, 1996). §  229 Earth is the element of the developed difference. Confirms that Hegel's philosophy of nature continues to have great significance for our understanding of the natural world. §  235 Shape is the specific inward coherence of matter and its external border in space. §  274 The animal has contingent self-movement because its subjectivity is ideality torn from gravity. §  253 Oxidation. §  193 Hence nature exhibits no freedom in its existence, but only necessity and contingency. §  199 The relation of the point to space is the line, and the line passes over into the plane. To see what your friends thought of this book. Hegel's Nature It contributes to this project by showing that nature and natural things are themselves free, in a specific sense of freedom that Hegel critically appropriates from Kant. §  242 The body retains its individual determinacy in resistance to external force. §  268 Life is essentially the concept which realises itself only through self-division and reunification. §  297 In death the individual achieves only an abstract objectivity. §  251 The chemical process has its products as a presupposition. §  276 Sensibility; irritability and reproduction. Lawrence S. Stepelevich, 5. §  254 Nitrogen. §  225 The body of individuality constitute general physical elements. Hegel and the Philosophy of Nature is an important new study of Hegel's profound philosophical account of the natural world. §  272 The plant suspends the immediate individuality, and grounds the transition into the higher organism. Hegel's aim in this work is to interpret the varied phenomena of Nature from the standpoint of a dialectical logic. §  201 Time, as the negative unity of being outside of itself, is just as thoroughly abstract, ideal being. §  259 The immediate chemical process; — the organism. Mauro Nasti De Vincentis, 11. Table of Contents of Hegel's Philosophy of Nature. §  289 Sex drive. §  215 The law of inertia is taken from the nature of the motion of dependent bodies, for which the motion is external. Hegel was one of the most well-known historicist philosopher, and his thought presaged continental philosophy, including postmodernism. The Philosophy of Nature 1 Nature remains, despite all the contingency of its existence, obedient to eternal laws; but surely this is also true of the realm of selfconsciousness, a fact which can already be seen in the belief that providence governs §  283 The animal is an individual entity, and therefore turns back constantly from its satisfaction to need. §  240 Cohesion. Students and scholars of Hegel and the history of European philosophy will welcome the availability of this important text, which also includes a translation of Hegel's Zusatze or lecture notes. §  241 Crystallisation. §  275 It is only as a selfreproducing entity, not as an existing one, that the animal organism is living. §  222 Light is the active identity which posits everything as identical. §  287 The end product of its activity are that which it already is originally and at the beginning. §  244 Capacity for heat. Space, Time and Matter: Conceiving Nature Without Foundations God Damn it!! §  208 The body is the indifferent content of space and time, in contrast to this form. Edward Halper, 3. Olivier Depré, 12. §  294 Disease, fever and healing. Welcome back. §  246 Opacity, colour, odour saltiness, acidity, and taste. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. §  232 The thunderstorm. The Ontological Foundations of Hegel's Dissertation of 1801 §  226 Air is a transparent but just as elastic fluid, which absorbs and penetrates everything. “Philosophy”, he says there, “isits own time comprehended in thoughts” (PR: 21). §  288 Sexual difference. §  210 Gravitation is the true and determinate concept of material corporeality. The Philosophy of Nature Preliminary Concepts § 192.