On the Possibility of Mystery. Philosophy and Esotericism


The aim of the present article is to show that the relation esoteric-exoteric is intrinsec to philosophy. For Hegel, mistery and esoterism are categories related to the finite and so, with the incomplete reflection of the spirit in himself. The speculative philosophy is oriented towards the ideal of complete (vollständigt) revelation of the object and so, towards an intrinsec exoteric character of philosophical reflection.

Keywords: Hegel, esoteric philosophy, reflection, mistery, truth

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