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The secret of Hegel James Hutchison Stirling

The secret of Hegel

James Hutchison Stirling

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(...)PREFACE TO NEW EDITION.THERE has been a desire expressed that this book should not be altered—in the fear that alteration would spoil it! My regret is that, in the way of alteration, where so much was required, so little was possible. ThereMore(...)PREFACE TO NEW EDITION.THERE has been a desire expressed that this book should not be altered—in the fear that alteration would spoil it! My regret is that, in the way of alteration, where so much was required, so little was possible. There certainly has been the attempt—a most anxious and painful one—to mitigate for the reader, in translation and commentary, the uncouth unintelligibleness of that extraordinary new German which it has been my fate to deal in. The melancholy fact remains, however, that all these Beings—Being-for-self, Being-for-other, Being-for-one, Being-for-a, &c.—are hopeless: like a child that first reads, one has been obliged to syllabify. Still there have been explanations—alterations, for meaning or in- taste, there have been freely put to use many. Nevertheless, with all the foot-notes and all the modifications in text, it is to be acknowledged or professed, that, be it(...)