With Hegel, the correspondence between nature and mind is self-evident, for what we recognize in the real world is nothing but a gradual realization of the Absolute Idea. It is only too logical to assume that thought can know a content which is from the outset its own thought-content. With Marx, who denies any independent pre-existence of mind, the identity of nature and mind is to be attained not through the premises that already contain their own conclusion, but through human reflection of a world that exists independently of mind.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||The Semiotic Review of Books|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1996|