What is special about Logic that Hegel considered when he discussed his ontology?

Rongqing Dai, Ph.D. The title is a question that I asked in a “Serious Philosophy” group of facebook to a professional philosopher who claimed to have 40 years history of studying Hegel, and as professional philosophers would usually do, he did not answer that question…… Not long ago, I shared my post “The imperfection of… Continue reading What is special about Logic that Hegel considered when he discussed his ontology?

A Very Brief Review of the History of Metaphysics

Rongqing Dai, Ph.D. 1. Introduction The intellectual activities of ancient Greeks that started to boom around two and a half millenniums ago laid down a large part of the foundation for Western civilization. Nonetheless, although their works in mathematics, natural sciences, arts, and rhetoric and literature writings were all exceptionally outstanding at that time, nowadays… Continue reading A Very Brief Review of the History of Metaphysics

Pseudo-science & Idealist Metaphysics

Rongqing Dai, Ph.D. The spread of the modern science to the world was accompanied by a pejorative term, pseudo-science, which basically refers to anything that would claim to be effective but indeed violate the known scientific principles (and thus deemed as ineffective), among which quite a big portion are theories concerning non-physical causes for physical… Continue reading Pseudo-science & Idealist Metaphysics

The Revelation of a Dramatic Ending…

Rongqing Dai Life is full of dramatic surprises, which sometimes might drive us dizzy. Nonetheless, the truth always lies behind all the dazzling and tricky illusions. This morning I received an email from a professional philosophical journal to decline my submission of the article “The End of One of the Biggest Illusions” with the following… Continue reading The Revelation of a Dramatic Ending…

Response to the Radical Philosophy Journal

Rongqing Dai My article “The End of One of the Biggest Illusions”[1] is declined by the journal of Radical Philosophy (url: https://www.radicalphilosophy.com/). The following is the email of decline (Please forgive her typo for the name of their journal): Dear Rongqing Dai, Many thanks for your submission to Radical Philosopy. I am afraid, however, that… Continue reading Response to the Radical Philosophy Journal

The Madness of Isms

Rongqing Dai Ism is a useful narrative vehicle for abstractly signifying characteristic ideas that are related to various cultural mentalities, political views, or philosophical theories. However, like many other good and useful tools in life, the convenience brought forth by ism could also cause its abusive use, which could then not only smear the original… Continue reading The Madness of Isms

One Ignored Cause for the Philosophical Decline

Rongqing Dai, Ph.D. For the past half a decade, I have conducted an extensive and in-depth diagnosis for why the mainstream philosophy (which was once called the queen of the civilization) has declined so much (as noticed by Heidegger and Hawking), and figured out many causes for this to happen, including various special aspects of… Continue reading One Ignored Cause for the Philosophical Decline