A managing member of Dialectic
Capital and general partner of Dialectic
Capital Management, John Fichthorn, has been appointed as the head of alternative investments for B.
Critique: Comprising a seminal body of erudite scholarship by a diverse range of knowledgeably contributors, "Plato's Statesman: Dialectic
, Myth, and Politics" is further enhanced for academia with the inclusion of an eight page Bibliography, a four page listing of the contributors and their credentials, a eight page English Index, and a two page Greek Index.
Cole aims to present a "different Hegel," one whose famous dialectic
of the master and the slave is "a materialist critique of feudalism so rigorous and perceptive, so illustrative of the dynamics of identity/difference, as to be the signal instance of what makes theory 'critical' in the first place.
Admitting the difficulty of this reconciliation, Cole nevertheless insists, "theory, as we have known it and practiced it for a century or more, finds its origin in Hegel--and Hegel himself finds his theories, his dialectic
in the Middle Ages" (xiii).
The title could be translated as "place" or "location," but is better translated as "Field" because it indicates an indefinite and endless space in which dialectic
developments take place.
Adorno claims that in the dialectical movement of the totality something always stays behind and in turn that fault implies the primal and axiomatic crack in the very origins of dialectics
Mack credits Agricola with introducing dialectic
, or logic, into the study of rhetoric.
In casting Fiore as a rather ineffective (mostly comedic) villain in The Trotsky, I believe Jacob Tierney is offering a critique of Trudeau in this film, so a critique of the liberal5 brand of consensus politics that undercuts the rough and tumble world of adversarial intellectual pursuit--known (and derided) most famously as that darling artifice beloved (not solely) by Marxists: the dialectic
Against Hegel's "affirmative" or "positive" dialectic
that culminates in absolute knowledge and the reconciliation of reason and society, Adorno maintains: "It lies in the definition of negative dialectics
that it will not come to rest in itself, as if it were total.
Tote' is a dialectic
form of 'taut', fat and ready to burst.
An experienced investor, Fichthorn is co-founder of the investment management firm that holds about 5% of Immersion's shares Dialectic
Capital Management LLC and a member of the board of California Micro Devices.
Presumably, such a dialectic
approach (and Merriam-Webster defines the noun "dialectic
" as "discussion and reasoning by way of dialogue as a method of intellectual investigation") would, through a series of questions and answers, expose false beliefs and eventually elicit the truth.
DERRIDA'S CRITIQUE OF HEGEL'S MASTER-SLAVE DIALECTIC
The error they share is a reductive interpretation of the speculative dialectic
whereby Hegel is seen to treat otherness as the negation of identity and, through the "negation of the negation," therefore reinstates the original identity.
Spirit and System: Media, Intellectuals, and the Dialectic
in Modern German Culture.