Vincent Colapietro
Pennsylvania State University
While the title of this article in part echoes that of Theodor Adorno's inaugural address at the University of Frankfurt in 1931, the article itself carries more echoes of G. W. F. Hegel than of a thinker who was one of his most able critics and penetrating expositors. In the end, however, my position is closer to that of Adorno and, indeed, William James and John Dewey than Hegel: "If, with the disintegration of all security within great philosophy, experiment makes its entry … that does not appear to be condemnable. … For the mind is indeed not capable of producing or grasping the totality of the real, but it may be possible to penetrate the detail, to explode in miniature the mass of merely...
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.5325/jspecphil.32.1.0003
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 56,016
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Aristotle and Heidegger.Nahum Brown - 2016 - Idealistic Studies 46 (2):199-214.
Possibility and Actuality.Nicolai Hartmann - 2013 - Walter de Gruyter.
Actuality and World-Indexed Sentences.Adrian Miroiu - 1999 - Studia Logica 63 (3):311-330.
Coming True: A Note on Truth and Actuality.Richard Dietz & Julien Murzi - 2013 - Philosophical Studies 163 (2):403-427.
Absolute Actuality and the Plurality of Worlds.Phillip Bricker - 2006 - Philosophical Perspectives 20 (1):41–76.
Hegel’s Logic of Actuality.Karen Ng - 2009 - Review of Metaphysics 63 (1):139-172.
Brainwashing: The Myth and the Actuality.Gene G. James - 1986 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 61 (2):241-257.
Explaining the Actuality Operator Away.John Mackay - 2017 - Philosophical Quarterly 67 (269):709-21.
Name and Actuality in Early Chinese Thought.Steve Coutinho - 1995 - Philosophy East and West 45 (4):593-596.


Added to PP index

Total views
11 ( #791,820 of 2,403,592 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #551,240 of 2,403,592 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes