panlogism


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panlogism

(ˈpænləˌdʒɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the belief that only the rational is real

panlogism

1. the doctrine that the universe is a realization or act of the Logos.
2. the Hegelian doctrine that logos or reason informs the absolute or absolute reality. — panlogist, n.panlogical, panlogistic, panlogistical, adj.
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By attacking (not so much arguing against) transcendence, reducing all to immanence--a philosopher's thought, say, no longer arrived at in an intelligible and objective way, but part of his temperament, universalizing the ad hominem--he also opened the way to what some might call panlogism.
Perhaps anachronistically, but still with equal force, Goethe, through Faust, identifies the transformational critique that Feuerbach and Marx would use to rectify Hegel's panlogism.
In striving to build a 'whole picture of the world' through seeing correspondences and mutual illumination of the layers of being, the reason for the striving is hidden behind the mechanicism and panlogism of the rationalistic outlook, in which the world is reflected through the prism of thinghood and appearance.
On this issue I would respectfully suggest that Williams read Bulgakov's vigorous criticism of panlogism, impersonalism and Sabellianism in Hegel's work, written in 1921 in his Tragedy of Philosophy.