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The Conception of Habit as a Stage of Hegel’s Naturalistic Theory of Mind

  • Guido Seddone EMAIL logo
From the journal Open Information Science


This contribution aims to address the nature of the normative in Hegel’s theory of habits and to highlight that social practices are the outcome of natural and biological characteristics related to the homeostasis of the organism and to the common biological features of the individuals of the same species. This should point out that habits and human practices have a concrete biological background and are the outcome of humans’ eagerness to inhabit the world through socially codified activities. The contribution deals also with the relation habits have with the self-conscious life and human world history.


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Received: 2017-11-15
Accepted: 2018-06-08
Published Online: 2018-08-01

© 2018 Guido Seddone, published by De Gruyter

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