The Evolution of Content and Form: Hegel's Definition of Specific Philosophical Department
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Junxin Li, and Zhongming Fu
How many specific departments of philosophy and the relationship between philosophy and empirical science have always been the core issues of philosophy. In general, the relationship between philosophy and empirical science is a relationship between universality and particularity, content and form. Philosophy represents a kind of flatulent universality. As a necessary form, it often lacks the content of reality and contingency. At the same time, empirical science as a kind of sundry particularity requires philosophy provides its necessity form as a guarantee. How many specific departments in philosophy exist, how many forms of cognition in empirical science will exist. Therefore, the alternating evolution of content and form not only embodies the definition of philosophy at different levels within itself but also the cognition and transcendence of external empirical science.
Philosophy and science, Content and form, Universality