Who thinks abstractly?

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Abstract

The article by G.W.F. Hegel "Who thinks abstractly?" proves, in a popular and ironic manner, the paradoxical thesis that the disposition towards abstraction is by no means the specific characteristic of theoretical thought, but of extremely stereotype thinking process. A brief foreword to the article gives some information on the time of its writing and on Russian translations, and points out the necessity of its republishing.

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Keywords: abstract thought, abstraction, society

Journal rubric: Theory and Methodology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Gegel G. Who thinks abstractly?. Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2006. Vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 29–31. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Georg-Wilhelm-Friedrich Gegel, German philosopher, one of the creators of German classical philosophy and the philosophy of romanticism, Stuttgart, Germany

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