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feel in practical activity, itself enter into that which the idea affirms?] noted p. 718/fn. [And both of these aspects at once will now be essential in and to practical activity. Hence, without the affirmed reality of that which, none the less, is to realize itself in the coming ‘hereafter,’ and which yet itself is so qualified actually and now, the essence of our experience as practical will have been missed.]: i.e. as not this. Very good. See NoD, a note on pa†iccasamuppåda §14. p. 719/fn. [For the very meaning of practice is that something, real in another world, is to realize itself in the world of existing events.]: See Sartre and Heidegger. p. 719/fn. [And fasten your eyes on time’s process, and regard the future as something which is merely to come about or to become done—and you have shut out that ideal, emptied of which the future event or action has become worthless, since it now realizes nothing. Remove in short the contradiction, and you have abolished that which makes practice to be itself, as a fact and as a human value.]: Yes—except the contradiction can be accounted for. See FS. p. 720/7-8 [Reality as a bare succession of passing events is itself selfcontradictory; …] u/l: Yes—but Bradley is not able to resolve the self-contradiction (which rests on B’s idea of time). p. 728/bottom : 3.5.1964 p. 126/17-20
Camus, Albert, L’homme révolté, Paris: Gallimard, 1951 [translated as The Rebel by Anthony Bower, London, Hamish Hamilton, 1953] [La pensée de Breton offre d’ailleurs le curieux spectacle d’une pensée occidentale où le principe d’analogie est sans cesse favorisé au détriment des principes d’identité et de contradiction.]40: But read Dirac’s Quantum Mechanics. […, il y a dans Hegel, comme dans toute grande pensée, de quoi corriger Hegel.]41: Il y a donc dans toute grande pensée de quoi corriger Hegel? (Therefore there is in all
40. ‘Breton’s thinking, besides, presents the curious spectacle of a western thinking where the principle of analogy is constantly favoured to the detriment of the principles of identity and contradiction.’ 41. ‘…; there is in Hegel, as in all great thought, something with which to correct Hegel.’
Published on Jun 26, 2013
Part B includes two early essays (Nibbana and Anatta and Sketch for a Proof of Rebirth) as well as notes from a Commonplace Book and Margina...