master-slave dialectic

04 Sep 2023 02:36 - 04 Sep 2023 02:36
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    • Hegel's discussion of the dialectic of the Master and Slave is an attempt to show that asymmetric recognitive relations are metaphysically defective, that the norms they institute aren't the right kind to help us think and act with—to make it possible for us to think and act. Asymmetric recognition in this way is authority without responsibility, on the side of the Master, and responsibility without authority, on the side of the Slave.
      • – Robert Brandom
      • Makes me think of the RAW /Discordian maxim, "true communication is only possible between equals".
      • How many Hegelian concepts make it into pop lyrics?